Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Quotes of Service

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
~Muhammad Ali

The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all. 
~Leo Rosten

The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free.

~Robert Brault

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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.  
~Horace Mann

There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.  
~Mother Teresa

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

Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards. 
~Elbert Hubbard

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

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

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service. 

~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

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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.

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. 
~Winston Churchill

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

~Mohandas Gandhi

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