Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything,
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
We pass through this world but once.
Throughout my life, I've seen the difference that volunteering efforts can make in people's lives. I know the personal value of service as a local volunteer.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
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