Service to others is the payment you make for your space here on earth.
- Mohammed Ali
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
- Japanese proverb
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.
- Dr. Dorothy I. Height
One is not born into the world to do everything but to do something.
- Henry David Thoreau
I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any
human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't even have
to make your subject and your verb agree to serve...you only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring,
patience, and just plain love for one another.
- Erma Bombeck
Service is the rent each of us pays for living, the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time
or after you have reached your personal goals.
- Marian Wright Edelman
Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides
themselves are important, and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of
- Dolores Huerta
How can we expect our children to know and experience the joy of giving unless we teach them that the greater
pleasure in life lies in the art of giving rather than receiving?
- James Cash Penny
We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give.
- Winston Churchill
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are
those who have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer
I have been the recipient of love and service, therefore I can love and serve. There is great satisfaction in service
to others, in seeing people and their conditions change.
- Clarence E. Hodges
Living is the art of loving. Loving is the art of caring. Caring is the art of sharing. Sharing is the art of living.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
- Booker T. Washington
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with
the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong.
- George Washington Carver
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for someone else.
- Benjamin Franklin
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
I don't know what your destiny will be, but the one thing I know; the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
- Leonard Nimoy
Volunteers aren't paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.