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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. Those among you who will be truly happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. (Quote by - Dr. Albert Schweitzer)

You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

The magnitude of our social problems will require that all citizens and institutions make a commitment to volunteering as a way of life and as a primary opportunity to create needed change. (Quote by - George Romney)

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 only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

A pessimist, they say, sees a glass of water as being half empty; an optimist sees the same glass as half full. But a giving person sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty. (Quote by - G. Donald Gale)

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and help them become what they are capable of being. (Quote by - Goethe)

Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed. (Quote by - Gerald Jampolsky)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. (Quote by - Margaret Mead)

Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

Citizen service is the very American idea that we meet our challenges not as isolated individuals but as members of a true community, with all of us working together. Our mission is nothing less than to spark a renewed sense of obligation, a new sense of duty, a new season of service. (Quote by - Bill Clinton )

I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

No matter how big and powerful government gets, and the many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

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. We can do no great things, only small things with great love. (Quote by - Mother Teresa)

Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them. (Quote by - Harriet Naylor)

There is a tremendous strength that is growing in the world through... sharing together, praying together, suffering together, and working together. (Quote by - Mother Teresa)

Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

Service is never a simple act; it's about sacrifice for others and about accomplishment for ourselves, about reaching out, one person to another, about all our choices gathered together as a country to reach across all our divides. (Quote by - George Bush)

I was taught that the world had a lot of problems; that I could struggle and change them; that intellectual and material gifts brought the privilege and responsibility of sharing with others less fortunate; and that service is the rent each of us pays for living, the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time or after you have reached your personal goals. (Quote by - Marian Wright Edelman)

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. (Quote by - Aesop)

I have been the recipient of love and service, therefore I can love and serve. There is great satisfaction in service to others, in seeing people and their conditions change. (Quote by - Clarence E. Hodges)

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. (Quote by - James Cash Penny)

If you help others, you will be helped, perhaps tomorrow, perhaps in one hundred years, but you will be helped. Nature must pay off the debt...It is a mathematical law and all life is mathematics. (Quote by - Gurdjieff)

When you teach your son, you teach your son's son. (Quote by - Talmud)


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