A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
Volunteerism is the voice of the people put into action. These actions shape and mold the present into a future of which we can all be proud.
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless.
The debt that each generation owes to the past, it must pay to the future.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too.
Spread your love everywhere you go.
He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.
Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means.
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
Oh be swift to live, make haste to be kind.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
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.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.
The harder I work the more I live.
The influence of a beautiful, helpful character is contagious, and may revolutionize a whole town.
To the wrongs that need resistance,
To the right that needs assistance,
To the future in the distance,
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
You cannot do a kindness too soon.
Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.
When the story of these times gets written, we want it to say that we did all we could, and it was more than anyone could have imagined.
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