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To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.

Author: Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)

Profession: American Novelist

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all these.

Author: George Washington Carver (1864-1943)

Profession: American Scientist

No man is more than another unless he does more than another.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.

Author: Shirley Chisholm (1924)

Profession: American Social activist

Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

In the service of the Lord, it is not where but how you serve.

Author: J. Reuben Clark


When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

You are never giving, nor can you ever give, enough service.

Author: James R. Cook (1728-1779)

Profession: British Navigator

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.

Author: Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

Profession: Thirtieth President of the USA

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.

Author: Madame Marie Curie (1867-1934)

Profession: Polish-born French Physicist

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.

Author: Dalai Lama (1935)

Profession: Tibet Religious Leader Resides In India

Drop the hammer and pick up the shovel.

Author: J. A. Dever


However many holy words you read, however many you speak, What good will they do you if you do not act upon them?

Author: Dhammapada

Profession: Buddhist Collection of Moral Aphorism

Helping people in need is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

Perhaps we're too embarrassed to change or too frightened of the consequences of showing that we actually care. But why not risk it anyway? Begin Today. Carry out a random act of seemingly senseless kindness, with no expectation or reward or punishment. Safe in the knowledge that one day, someone somewhere might do the same for you.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales