Quotations The Best Quotes About Service  

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"The Riddler says you make the world better one battle at a time." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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The more a man takes the needs of others on his own heart, the more he must take his own heart to God.

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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

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Helping people in need is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny. Diana, Princess of Wales

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In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi

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No man is more than another unless he does more than another. Miguel de Cervantes

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Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile! Og Mandino

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You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself. Seneca the Younger

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The road to daily happiness is not hard to find, it's what we do for others that brings us peace of mind.

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If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. Booker T. Washington

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Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living. Albert Einstein

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To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself. Earl Nightingale

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Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. Albert Schweitzer

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

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To oblige persons often costs little and helps much. Baltasar Gracián y Morales

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Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël

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It is when we forget ourselves that we do things which will be remembered.

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There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. Albert Schweitzer

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To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. Pearl S. Buck

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Obedience to our Heavenly Father starts with our loving service to a needy brother.

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The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule... Albert Einstein

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We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know. W. H. Auden

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There are at least four things you can do with your hands. You can wring them in despair; you can fold them in idleness; you can clench them in anger; or you can use them to help someone. should all be masters at lifting them up and making them feel better.

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Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me? Brian Tracy

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Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness. Leo Tolstoy

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No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. Calvin Coolidge

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No man can help another without helping himself. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. Woodrow Wilson

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Let every dawn of the morning be to you as the beginning of life. And let every setting of the sun be to you as its close. Then let everyone of these short lives leave its sure record of some kindly thing done for others; some good strength of knowledge gained for yourself. John Ruskin

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I know of no great man except those who have rendered great services to the human race. Voltaire

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Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy. Jim Rohn

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To leave a sting within a brother's heart. Edward Young

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The man who gives little with a smile gives more than the man who gives much with a frown.

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"President Obama appears to me to have elevated and implemented the artist-activist concept to the role of empowered servant-leader..." Aberjhani

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If he works for you, you work for him.

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I'm not quite sure what the greatest achievement in a lifetime may be, but I am sure up there at the top of the list somewhere is to give pleasure to others.

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Teach me to do the best I can To help and cheer my fellowman; Teach me to lose my selfish need, And glory in the larger deed, Which smothers the road and lights the day, For all who chance to come my way.

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Do something for somebody, gladly, twill sweeten your every care; In sharing the sorrow of others Your own are less hard to bear. Do something for somebody always, whatever may be your creed. There's nothing on earth can help you so much as a kindly deed.

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Make sure somebody need you.

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Never stop serving your customers. They'll love you for it.

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Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise.

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The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom. Sun Tzu

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The foundation stone of the whole scheme is service. Service to the people, a service that will lighten, brighten, and make more profitable the lives of the majority who do the necessary work of the world.

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Zeal for the public good is the characteristic of a man of honor and a gentleman, and must take the place of pleasures, profits and all other private gratification. Richard Steele

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Be alert to give service -- what counts most in life is what we do for others.

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What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him. Seneca the Younger

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God likes help when helping people.

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The public must and will be served. William Penn

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Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant. George Ade

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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. Simone de Beauvoir