Community Service Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Aesop” float=”none” width=”100%”]No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Pike” float=”none” width=”100%”]What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Schweitzer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Even if it’s a little thing, do something for those who have need of a man’s help– something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. For, remember, you don’t live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here, too.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Schweitzer” float=”none” width=”100%”]I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andrew Shue” float=”none” width=”100%”]Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. That’s what life’s all about.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anne Frank” float=”none” width=”100%”]How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arnold Schwarzenegger” float=”none” width=”100%”]Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Audrey Hepburn” float=”none” width=”100%”]As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ben Carson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Betty Reese” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bob Hope” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bryant McGill” float=”none” width=”100%”]No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Buddha” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Calvin Coolidge” float=”none” width=”100%”]No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward what he gave.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carrie Chapman Catt” float=”none” width=”100%”]Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Confucius” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dalai Lama” float=”none” width=”100%”]When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us. When our community is in a state of peace, it can share that peace with neighboring communities.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Green” float=”none” width=”100%”]You need an attitude of service. You’re not just serving yourself. You help others to grow up and you grow with them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Denzel Washington” float=”none” width=”100%”]At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dorothy Height” float=”none” width=”100%”]Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Douglas Adams” float=”none” width=”100%”]To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dr. Seuss” float=”none” width=”100%”]Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward Everett Hale” float=”none” width=”100%”]I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elbert Hubbard” float=”none” width=”100%”]To know when to be generous and when to be firm – this is wisdom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elizabeth Andrew” float=”none” width=”100%”]Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Erma Bombeck” float=”none” width=”100%”]Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”H. Jackson Brown Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”H. Jackson Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]While earning your daily bread, be sure to share a slice with those less fortunate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Helen Keller” float=”none” width=”100%”]Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Helen Keller” float=”none” width=”100%”]The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Herman Melville” float=”none” width=”100%”]We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ivan Scheier” float=”none” width=”100%”]The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering: Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jackie Chan” float=”none” width=”100%”]We have to do what we can to help wherever and whenever it is possible for us to help.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Cash Penney” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Matthew Barrie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeff Warner” float=”none” width=”100%”]We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Rohn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Bunyan” float=”none” width=”100%”]You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John E. Southard” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Wesley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kahlil Gibran” float=”none” width=”100%”]You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”King George Vi” float=”none” width=”100%”]The highest of distinctions is service to others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Buscaglia” float=”none” width=”100%”]Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Rosten” float=”none” width=”100%”]The purpose of life is not to be happy, but to matter– to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]In a gentle way, you can shake the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malayan Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcus Aurelius” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do every act of your life as if it were your last.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Margaret J. Wheatley” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Margaret Mead” float=”none” width=”100%”]Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marian Wright Edelman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marianne Williamson” float=”none” width=”100%”]In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marie Osmond” float=”none” width=”100%”]Being of service to others is what brings true happiness.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Luther King” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Luther King” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Luther King” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maya Angelou” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maya Angelou” float=”none” width=”100%”]I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mother Teresa” float=”none” width=”100%”]I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mother Teresa” float=”none” width=”100%”]I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mother Teresa” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mother Teresa” float=”none” width=”100%”]Love cannot remain by itself — it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Muhammad Ali” float=”none” width=”100%”]Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nathan Hale” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nelson Henderson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nina Hagen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Og Mandino” float=”none” width=”100%”]Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rabindranath Tagore” float=”none” width=”100%”]I slept and dream that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Brault” float=”none” width=”100%”]The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rosalynn Carter” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seth Parker” float=”none” width=”100%”]You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seth Parker” float=”none” width=”100%”]You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Shannon L. Alder” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sherry Anderson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Theodore Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas Carlyle” float=”none” width=”100%”]The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom Brokaw” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burdens of another.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Volunteers are love in motion![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Arthur Ward” float=”none” width=”100%”]Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare” float=”none” width=”100%”]The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Woodrow T. Wilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.[/wpsm_quote]