Service Quotes

John Wooden

Don't mistake activity with achievement.. John Wooden
Don't mistake activity with achievement.

Barack Obama

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Serve one another with brotherly love.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If every citizen should recite their national anthem daily, you will develop love to serve your country better.

Amit Kalantri

Business is boss, politics is servant.. Amit Kalantri
Business is boss, politics is servant.

Amit Kalantri

Providing employment is the best form of social service, as it serves you, others, your country, your world - the entire society.

Lailah Gifty Akita

There is beauty and power in unity. We must be united in heart and mind. One
There is beauty and power in unity.
We must be united in heart and mind.
One world, one people.

LeeAnn Taylor

There is no ownership. There is only stewardship.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Whenever you get opportunity to serve, serve with all your heart.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The spirit of volunteerism is the spirit of service.

Richelle E. Goodrich

We forget that the sweetest joys are found in the simplest acts: hugs, laughter, quiet observation, basic movements, holding hands, pleasant music, shared stories, a listening ear, an unhurried visit, and selfless service. It is sad we forget a truth so elementary.

Paul Pitchford

Summer is a period of luxurious growth. To be in harmony with the atmosphere of summer, awaken early in the morning and reach to the sun for nourishment to flourish as the gardens do. Work, play, travel, be joyful, and grow into selfless service. The bounty of the outside world enters and enlivens us.

Richelle E. Goodrich

Wanting help, I reached out to serve. Seeking happiness, I smiled and offered comfort. Yearning for love, I showed love. And now I understand. My life was never about me, it was always about you.

Gary Chapman

A gentle answer turns away wrath.

Unknown Author

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

Dorothy L. Sayers

There is, in fact, a paradox about working to serve the community, and it is this: that to aim directly at serving the community is to falsify the work; the only way to serve the community is to forget the community and serve the work.

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

All work done with love is healing work.

Marianne Williamson

As long as there are ways we can serve, then we have a job to do.

Christoph Fischer

Soak blanket in gravy and make a delicious brick wrap. Serve in All Gravy Room at the Mandrake Hotel.

Richelle E. Goodrich

I'm starting to think this world is just a place for us to learn that we need each other more than we want to admit.

Agnostic Zetetic

I was not merely cleaning an oven; I was improving the world.

Robert Louis Stevenson

So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Mother Teresa

The Simple Path
Silence is Prayer
Prayer is Faith
Faith is Love
Love is Service
The Fruit of Service is Peace

Mother Teresa

Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same - with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But...the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?

Kahlil Gibran

I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.

Gordon B. Hinckley

Though my work may be menial, though my contribution may be small, I can perform it with dignity and offer it with unselfishness. My talents may not be great, but I can use them to bless the lives of others.... The goodness of the world in which we live is the accumulated goodness of many small and seemingly inconsequential acts.

Marian Wright Edelman

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.

Dieter F. Uchtdorf

In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance.

Albert Schweitzer

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.

Michel De Montaigne

There is indeed a certain sense of gratification when we do a good deed that gives us inward satisfaction, and a generous pride that accompanies a good conscience…These testimonies of a good conscience are pleasant; and such a natural pleasure is very beneficial to us; it is the only payment that can never fail. “On Repentance

Booker T. Washington

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.

Martin Luther

I cannot choose but adhere to the word of God, which has possession of my conscience; nor can I possibly, nor will I even make any recantation, since it is neither safe nor honest to act contrary to conscience! Here I stand; I cannot do otherwise, so help me God! Amen.

Martin Luther

For all works and things, which are either commanded or forbidden by God and thus have been instituted by the
supreme Majesty, are 'musts.' Nevertheless, no one should be dragged to them or away from them by the hair, for I can drive no man to heaven or beat him into it with a club.

Bryant McGill

The greatest joys in life are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in our quiet hopes and labors for others.

John Piper

Why don't people ask us about our hope? The answer is probably that we look as if we hope in the same things they do. Our lives don't look like they are on the Calvary road, stripped down for sacrificial love, serving others with the sweet assurance that we don't need to be rewarded in this life.

Enock Maregesi

Ukitaka kufanikiwa katika maisha angalia watu wanataka nini halafu wape. Kama wanataka burudani wape. Kama wanataka elimu wape. Kama wanataka bidhaa wape. Kama wanataka huduma wape. Wape kwa msaada wa wataalamu.

Idries Shah

Helping others
I order you to assist any oppressed person, whether he is a Moslem or not.

Mollie Marti

The more you become aware of and respond to the needs of others, the richer your own life becomes.

Michele Jennae

A catalyst by definition creates a reaction, but itself remains unchanged. Be a positive catalyst for a cause you are passionate about. I dare you to remain unchanged!

Paresh Shah

We are meant to do the work of angels for we are often disguised from ourSelves.

Wm. Paul Young

Relationships are never about power, and one way to avoid the will to power is to choose to limit oneself- to serve.

Agnostic Zetetic

All I’m saying is that I want you to be happy. I don’t care how it happens, or what it takes to facilitate it. I don’t care if it happens with me or without me. I don’t care if you use me to get there, or if I’m entirely irrelevant to your process. None of me is attached to how your happiness happens; I care only that it does.

Jim George

Your willingness to serve God is as important as your service to God.

Chris Matakas

As a human being, I know of no greater example of success than someone who is self-sustaining through using his passion in the service of others.

Douglas Adams

The little waiter's eyebrows wandered about his forehead in confusion.

Thomas S. Monson

In this marvelous dispensation of the fulness of times, our opportunities to give of ourselves are indeed limitless, but they are also perishable.

Richelle E. Goodrich

The greatest gift you can give is your time.  Not money, not items, not food, not pretty cards with handwritten sentiment, but time.  People need your presence.  The way you can help a soul the most is to simply be there.

LeeAnn Taylor

Love is large, and so forms the heart that embraces it fully.

Giorge Leedy

As I'm smiling but fearing for the worse, he asks if I was in the Navy.
I don't know whether he wants me to apologize for impersonating a sailor, thank him for his service, or stop drooling as I melt into his eyes

Eric Micha'el Leventhal

The fearful seek to serve themselves by mastering the world, while the fearless seek to serve the world by mastering themselves.

Rod Serling

The ultimate obscenity is not caring, not doing something about what you feel, not feeling! Just drawing back and drawing in, becoming narcissistic.

Agnostic Zetetic

There is a certain loveliness, I think, to performing deep cleaning in one’s underwear on a beautiful summer day.

Bryant McGill

The incredibly powerful and enriching lifestyle of seeking beauty is a humble service of love and healing.

Toni Sorenson

A true Christian does not judge whether a person is worthy of help, but only judges a need and how to best meet that need.

Robert Jordan

And yet many of us do it without families," Nynaeve said. "Without love, without passion beyond our own particular interests. So even while we try to guide the world, we separate ourselves from it.We risk arrogance, Egwene. We always assume we know best, but risk making ourselves unable to fathom the people we claim to serve.

Charlene Costanzo

May your heart open.
May joy emerge.
May love flow through you.
May you heal and help others.

Todd Stocker

Service is born out of love not duty.

Agnostic Zetetic

There is, in fact, no safeword for chemical burns under one’s fingernails.

Norris B. Finlayson

My plans for the future are to serve more and better, to worry less about the things that are unimportant, to let my wife and children know how much I love them, to openly support whatever I can see is good, to appreciate and to encourage everyone in the best way possible, and, in short, to do more of what makes life meaningful.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Our service for one another is a service to humanity.

Lailah Gifty Akita

A call to duty, a call for service.

Vironika Tugaleva

By serving humanity, I automatically serve myself.

H.L. Mencken

The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it. Power is what all messiahs really seek: not the chance to serve. This is true even of the pious brethren who carry the gospel to foreign parts.

Assegid Habtewold

Serving others is the surest and practical way of channeling your love. There is no love through lip service. If you love humanity, serve…

GE Paulus

You reveal your character by what you do with what you have.

GE Paulus

EYou reveal your character by what you do with what you have.

LeeAnn Taylor

We do not see the world through a window, but through a mirror. Everything we discern is comparatively held to the vision with which we see ourselves.

Martin Luther King Jr.

My call to the ministry was not a miraculous or supernatural something. On the contrary it was an inner urge calling me to serve humanity.

Bryant McGill

No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.

Franco Santoro

Our greatest dreams and desires abide in the mental and spiritual realm. In order to transfer them in the physical plane we need to invert subject and object. You will receive from the world what you deeply long to receive the day when you give to the world what you deeply long to receive. Today could be that day.

Orson Scott Card

Human beings are free except when humanity needs them. Maybe humanity needs you. To do something. Maybe humanity needs me - to find out what you're good for. We might both do despicable things, Ender, but if humankind survives, then we were good tools.

Moira Young

There are some people, she says, not many, who have within them the power to change things. The courage to act in the service of somethin greater than themselves.

Wally Lamb

People walk in the door because they need you to take care of them - to feed them or fix them.

Rob Liano

If you want to find money, focus on people. If you want to lose people, focus on money.

Laura Schroff

If you make me lunch," he said, "will you put it in a brown paper bag?...Because when I see kids come to school with their lunch in a paper bag, that means that someone cares about them. Miss Laura, can I please have my lunch in a paper bag?

Vanna Bonta

Leaders in all realms and activities of life knew that the power they had come to hold existed because they were responsible to serve the many, thus power was position of service.

Duane Elmer

Power is meant to be shared with the goal of empowering others. Hoarded power weakens others and exalts oneself. Power, when grounded in biblical values, serves others by liberating them. It acknowledges that people bear the image of God and treats them in a way that will nurture the development of that image. In so doing, we honor their Creator.

Duane Elmer

Power is to be used in the service of others and only secondarily, if at all, for the benefit of oneself.

Richie Norton

The key ingredient in engaging the power available from service is motive.

Albert Schweitzer

The interior joy we feel when we have done a good deed is the nourishment the soul requires.

Francis Of Assisi

Keep a clear eye toward life's end. Do not forget your purpose and destiny as God's creature. What you are in his sight is what you are and nothing more. Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take nothing that you have received...but only what you have given; a full heart enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice, and courage.

Rabindranath Tagore

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

Charles H. Spurgeon

Man is a fallen star till he is right with heaven: he is out of order with himself and all around him till he occupies his true place in relation to God. When he serves God, he has reached that point where he doth serve himself best, and enjoys himself most. It is man's honour, it is man's joy, it is man's heaven, to live unto God.

Seth Adam Smith

In lifting another person, we also lift ourselves.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Already a congressman, to a mentor "I hope sometime you run across something you think I can do well 24 hours per day.

Justin Young

Like the ripples from a stone tossed into the pond from the water’s edge, the effects of our choices extend infinitely outward. Even the smallest of acts reverberates in the ears of unwritten histories.

Idries Shah

Saadi’s dictum, in the Bostan: ‘The Path is not in the rosary, the prayer-mat and the robe

Enock Maregesi

Ford Bronco ilikuwa sehemu ya upelelezi wa polisi wa Tume ya Dunia, na ilipigwa mnada baada ya upelelezi na kesi kumalizika. Kiasi kikubwa cha pesa iliyopatikana kilikwenda kwa WPD – Idara ya Polisi ya Tume ya Dunia – ili iendelee kuimarisha huduma ya kukomesha biashara haramu ya madawa ya kulevya duniani.

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