Sayings And Quotes On Volunteerism


Sayings And Quotes On Volunteerism

Here is a collection of sayings and quotes on volunteerism from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“The debt that each generation owes to the past, it must pay to the future.”
– Abigail Scott Dunaway

“To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”
Abraham Lincoln

“Many countries are now experiencing the benefits to be gained when individuals are provided the necessary means to undertake voluntary action in their own communities.”
– Ad de Raad

“Despite the important progress underway, much work remains to be done in terms of recognizing and harnessing the full potential of volunteerism for development. It is indeed events like International Volunteer Day that help to highlight the impact volunteers are having in every region.”
– Ad de Raad

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted”
– Aesop

“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have received and am still receiving.”
Albert Einstein

“Only a life lived for others is worth living.”
– Albert Einstein

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“Even if it’s a little thing, do something for those who have need of a man’s help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. For, remember, you don’t live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too.”
– Albert Schweitzer

“We cannot close ourselves off to information and ignore the fact that millions of people are out there suffering. I honestly want to help. I don’t believe I feel differently from other people. I think we all want justice and equality, a chance for a life with meaning. All of us would like to believe that if we were in a bad situation someone would help us.”
– Angelina Jolie

“How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.”
– Anne Frank

“To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.”

“Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.”
– Ashleigh Brilliant

“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.”
– Audre Lorde

“If you ever need a helping hand, it is at the end of your arm. As you get older you must remember you have a second hand. The first one is to help yourself. The second hand is to help others.”
– Audrey Hepburn

“I’ve always thought that the best solution for those who feel helpless is for them to help others.”
– Aung San Suu Kyi

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
– Barack Obama

“In American Society today, we need to have volunteerism. I truly believe that it is the glue that will hold us together and it will be the energy that will take us into the 21st century.”
– Barbara Mikulski

“The greatest poverty that can afflict the human spirit is the loss of a generous heart. You will know that success has slipped away when your passion for helping others grows cold.”
– Bill Lane Doulos

“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.”
– Bono

“Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.”
– Carrie Chapman Catt

“To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.”
– Carrie Chapman Catt

God and angels don’t get paid even though theirs is some of the most important work around. Ditto for volunteers.”
– Cherishe Archer

“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.”
– Clarence E. Hodges

“He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.”

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”
– Cynthia Ozick

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

“I believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world.”
– Dalai Lama

“It is our collective and individual responsibility to protect and nurture the global family, to support its weaker members and to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live.”
– Dalai Lama

“I believe that to meet the challenge of our times, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. We must all learn to work not just for our own self, family, or nation but for the benefit of all humankind. Universal responsibility is the key to human survival. It is the best foundation for world peace, the equitable use of natural resources, and through concern for future generations, the proper care of the environment.”
– Dalai Lama

“Real charity doesn’t care if it’s tax-deductible or not.”
– Dan Bennett

“I believe we are put on this earth to be of service. It’s how I find meaning in my life. And it’s fun!”
– Dana Delany

“Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.”
– David Thomas

“The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.”
– DeAnn Hollis

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