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Positive Quotes about Empowerment

Let these Empowerment quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community.
- Kimberly Crenshaw

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.
- Barbara Jordan

Power can be taken, but not given.
The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
- Gloria Steinem

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What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit
not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?
- Desmond Tutu

The price of self-empowerment is what I call it.
Somebody who thinks outside the box.
- Andrew McCarthy

Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work,
since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups,
not from large, structured efforts.
- Tim O'Reilly

 

I want to reach young women and to get them involved
in the mission of the YWCA,
economic empowerment of women and girls,
and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment.
Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people
in a voice of inspiration?
- Naomi Klein

Be of service.
Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker,
or you make time every month to do volunteer work,
there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of
empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
- Gillian Anderson

Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment,
you think if I can go through such pain and that level
of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything.
It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain,
forget your vocabulary.
- Anna Friel

My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO
is that this is really a decision of the YWCA.
They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate
on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Judgment and weariness are foes to service and generosity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

Compassion is the ultimate value in life.
Service is the ultimate action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In service, there is clarity and compassion.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

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

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

For it is in giving that we receive.
- St. Francis of Assisi

We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.
- Winston Churchill

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

What are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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