Volunteerism And Service Quotes

Volunteerism And Service Quotes by Marian Wright Edelman, Unknown, Aesop, George Bernard Shaw, Mother Teresa, Albert Schweitzer and many others.

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very pu

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Service is the rent we pay for living.
Marian Wright Edelman
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
George Bernard Shaw
Love cannot remain by itself – it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service.
Mother Teresa
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 will have sought and found how to serve.
Albert Schweitzer
I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything,
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
Helen Keller
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
George Bernard Shaw
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do … let me do it now.
William Penn
The harder I work the more I live.
George Bernard Shaw
Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert Kennedy
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Francis of Assisi
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 other people.
Dolores Huerta
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
Mother Teresa