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Positive Quotes about Service

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

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

Related topics: Inspirational Values Live-By

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

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

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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Judgment and weariness are foes to service and generosity.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compassion is the ultimate value in life.
Service is the ultimate action.
- 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

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

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
- Horace Traubel

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

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

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

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

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

Life's most urgent question is:
what are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you make a world tolerable for yourself,
you make a world tolerable for others.
- Anais Nin

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

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

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

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

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
- Henry Drummond

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
- Mother Teresa

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world
remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pike

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

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

It all comes to this:
the simplest way to be happy is to do good.
- Helen Keller

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

The brightest stars are those who
shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

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

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

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


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