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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Apr 14, 2009

“Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.”

William James (1842-1910);
Psychologist, Philosopher, Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Sunday May 10, 2009

“Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”

Swami Sivananda (1887-1963);
Spiritual Leader, Author, Physician

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Oct 13, 2009

“Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.”

Henry L. Doherty (1870-1939);
Businessman

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“Every day you have the opportunity to learn and experience some-thing and some-one new. Seize the opportunity. Learn and experience everything you can, and use it to change the world.”

Rodney Williams (born 1959);

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Feb 12, 2010

“You know you're in love when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991);
Writer, Cartoonist, Animator

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“We can never get a re-creation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging.”

Hunter Campbell "Patch" Adams (born 1945);
Physician, Activist, Author

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“Many small people, in many small places, do many small things, that can alter the face of the world.”

Anonymous

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“The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their own souls, but did their uttermost to mitigate the miseries of others.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902);
Social Activist

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“Helping, fixing and serving represent three different ways of seeing life. When you help, you see life as weak. When you fix, you see life as broken. When you serve, you see life as whole. Fixing and helping may be the work of the ego, and service the work of the soul.”

Rachel Naomi Remen

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“Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve.... You don't have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968);
Minister, Civil Rights Activist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Aug 04, 2010

“We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.”

Dorothy Day (1897-1980);
Journalist, Activist

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“The trouble is that rich people, well-to-do people, very often don't really know who the poor are; and that is why we can forgive them, for knowledge can only lead to love, and love to service. And so, if they are not touched by them, it's because they do not know them.”

Mother Teresa (1910-1997);
Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

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“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”

Flora Edwards

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“If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish prig.”

Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924);
28th U.S. President

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“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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“Let not the tie be mercenary, though the service is measured in money. Make yourself necessary to somebody. Do not make life hard to any.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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“The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.”

Frederick Buechner (born 1926);
Educator, Writer, Theologian

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“When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.”

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873);
Novelist, Playwright, Politician

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“Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968);
Minister, Civil Rights Activist

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“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.”

Sally Koch

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“An essential part of a happy, healthy life is being of service to others.”

Susan Patton Thoele Author

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“To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success.”

Henry Ford (1863-1947);
Founder Of Ford Motor Company

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“You will rise by lifting others.”

Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899);
Orator, Attorney, Politician

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“Time and money spent in helping people to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.”

Henry Ford (1863-1947);
Founder Of Ford Motor Company

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“We are prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the size of our automobiles, rather than by the quality of our service and relationship to humanity.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968);
Minister, Civil Rights Activist

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“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”

Chinese Proverb

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“Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.”

Helen Keller (1880-1968);
Author, Lecturer, Activist

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“Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.”

Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902);
Influential Spiritual Leader Of Vedanta And Yoga.

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“To me it seems that to give happiness is a far nobler goal that to attain it: and that what we exist for is much more a matter of relations to others than a matter of individual progress: much more a matter of helping others to heaven than of getting there ourselves.”

Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1898);
Author, Mathematician, Clergyman

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“You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and delicatest ways, improve yourself.”

John Ruskin (1819-1900);
Poet, Writer, Art Critic

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“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”

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

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“Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.”

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

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“There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.”

Walter Reuther (1907-1970);
Labor Union Leader

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“As my mother says, “You give back, you don’t give up.” You can always choose to help others. If you do, it will change you.”

Susan Ford (born 1957);
Author, Photojournalist

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“The true essence of humankind is kindness. There are other qualities which come from education or knowledge, but it is essential, if one wishes to be a genuine human being and impart satisfying meaning to one's existence, to have a good heart.”

Tenzin Gyatso (born 1935);
The 14th Dalai Lama (B. 1935)

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“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”

Tenzin Gyatso (born 1935);
The 14th Dalai Lama (B. 1935)

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“Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows.”

Mohammed

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“I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race.”

Voltaire (1694-1778);
Philosopher, Essayist

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“The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.”

Aristotle (384-322);
Philosopher

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“Every man is guilty of all the good he didn't do.”

Voltaire (1694-1778);
Philosopher, Essayist

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“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Up to his nest again, I shall not live in vain.”

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886);
Poet

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“The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.”

John E. Southard

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Nov 17, 2010

“Do all the good you can, and make as little fuss about it as possible.”

Charles Dickens (1812-1870);
Novelist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Dec 28, 2010

“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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“Somebody has to train these kids. Somebody has to teach them, and if not me, who? If not now, when? We must do it. It's got to be done.”

Oral Lee Brown Founder Of The Oral Lee Brown Foundation, A Nonprofit Committed To Education

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Sep 08, 2011

“Believe that there's light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you might be that light for someone else.”

Kobi Yamada Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Oct 31, 2011

“If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.”

Norman Cousins (1915-1990);
Editor, Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday May 01, 2012

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”

Charles Dickens (1812-1870);
Novelist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Jun 25, 2012

“Help publicly. Help privately. Help in your actions by recycling and conserving and protecting, but help also in your attitude. Help make sense where sense has gone missing. Help bring reason and respect to discourse and debate. Help science to solve and faith to soothe. Help law bring justice, until justice in commonplace. Help and you will abolish apathy- the void that is so quickly filled by ignorance and evil.”

Tom Hanks (born 1956);
Actor, Producer, Writer, Director

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Nov 26, 2012

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993);
Actress, Humanitarian

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Mar 14, 2013

“Each of us can look back upon someone who made a great difference in our lives, someone whose wisdom or simple acts of caring made an impression upon us. In all likelihood it was someone who sought no recognition for their deed other than the joy of knowing that, by their hand, another's life had been made better.”

Stephen M. Wolf (born 1941);
American Businessman

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Apr 11, 2013

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”

Ndukwe Dike Kalu (born 1975);
American Football Player

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday May 17, 2013

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

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Aug 06, 2013

“To strengthen the muscles of your heart, the best exercise is lifting someone else's spirit whenever you can.”

Dodinsky Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Jan 20, 2014

“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968);
Minister, Civil Rights Activist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Mar 31, 2014

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal.”

Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273);
Persian Poet, Mystic