— Chinmayananda Saraswati Indian spiritual teacher 1916 - 1993
— Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962
— Colum McCann Irish writer and journalist 1965
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
Variant: We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Extensive research of writings by and about Churchill at the Churchill Centre http://www.winstonchurchill.org fails to indicate that Churchill ever spoke or wrote those words. Some sites list Norman MacEwen as the originator of the quote.
„It's not what you will get out of the books that is so enriching - it is what the books will get out of you that will ultimately change your life“
— Robin S. Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams Reaching Your Destiny
— Thomas Wolsey English political figure and cardinal 1471 - 1530
Attributed to Cardinal Wolsey by columnist George Will, a line that he says was "uttered about Henry VIII", as quoted in William A. Henry In Defense of Elitism (Anchor Books, 1995), p. 45.
— Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954
— Andrew Carnegie American businessman and philanthropist 1835 - 1919
— Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer 1888 - 1955