Inspiring

QUOTATIONS

The following 16 quotations are about Volunteering.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Sunday Mar 30, 2008

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.”

David Star Jordan (1851-1931);
Educator, Author, Peace Activist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Mar 17, 2009

“You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.”

Bill Cosby (born 1937);
Comedian, Actor

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Aug 20, 2009

“The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.”

Edward "Ted" Kennedy (1932-2009);
Us Senator

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“One value that was sewn into the stitching of our character at a very early age had to do with our responsibility to help others....We were expected to be of assistance to our neighbors... “Being neighborly”... was synonymous with being kind, friendly, and helpful to our neighbors and something that we were encouraged to do on a regular basis through firsthand experience. It was a bit like mandatory community service.”

BeNeca Ward (born 1976);
Author Of "3rd Generation Country, A Practical Guide To Raising Children With Great Values"

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“The highest of distinctions is service to others.”

King George IV (1762-1830);
King Of Great Britain, Ireland And Hanover

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“How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?”

Unknown

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“There is incredible value in being of service to others.”

Elizabeth Berg Author

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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 (1892-1973);
Writer, Nobel And Pulitzer Prize Winner

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“Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.”

Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947);
American Women's Rights Activist

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“Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948);
Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

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“One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.”

Hannah More (1745-1833);
Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Dec 02, 2010

“How can we expect our children to know and experience the joy of giving unless we teach them that the greater pleasure in life lies in the art of giving rather than receiving.”

James Cash Penney (1875-1971);
Founder Of J.C. Penney Corporation

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Jun 28, 2011

“I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.”

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965);
Philosopher, Physician, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Jan 07, 2013

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948);
Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Mar 25, 2013

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Mead (1902-1978);
Cultural Anthropologist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Sep 05, 2013

“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 (1861-1941);
Poet, Playwright, Essayist