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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1434
AUTHOR: Edward Everett Hale (1822–1909)
QUOTATION: Look up and not down;
Look forward and not back;
Look out and not in;
Lend a Hand.
ATTRIBUTION: EDWARD EVERETT HALE, motto of the Lend a Hand Society.

The first Lend a Hand Club was founded in 1871, followed by the incorporation of a league of clubs, the Lend a Hand Society, in 1891. Edward E. Hale, who founded the first club in Boston, Massachusetts, later became chaplain to the United States Senate.

See also No. 899.
SUBJECTS: Positive thinking