130 quotes about Service
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To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
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If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
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Customer needs have an unsettling way of not staying satisfied for very long.
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You were placed on this earth to create, not to compete.
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If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.
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Keep doing good deeds long enough, and you'll probably turn out a good man in spite of yourself.
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We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know.
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He who helps in the saving of others, Saves himself as well.
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Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.
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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
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Living creatures are nourished by food, and food is nourished by rain; rain itself is the water of life, which comes from selfless worship and service.
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And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all. [Mark 10:44]
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For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in the. [Ephesians 2:10]
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The more you learn what to do with yourself, and the more you do for others, the more you will learn to enjoy the abundant life.
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To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.
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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.
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No man is more than another unless he does more than another.
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Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect praise or reward.
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Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.
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Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.
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In the service of the Lord, it is not where but how you serve.
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When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.
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You are never giving, nor can you ever give, enough service.
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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.
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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.
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
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Drop the hammer and pick up the shovel.
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However many holy words you read, however many you speak, What good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
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Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back.
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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.
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I want to walk into a room, be it a hospital for the dying or a hospital for the sick children, and feel that I am needed. I want to do, not just to be.
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I love meeting people and helping them.
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Helping people in need is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny.
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I am all about caring. I have always been like that.
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In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed that there must be something for me to do.
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Those who do the most for the world's advancement are the ones who demand the least.
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Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
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The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule...
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Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.
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Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
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He is great who confers the most benefits.
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No man can help another without helping himself.
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We shall serve for the joy of serving, prosperity shall flow to us and through us in unending streams of plenty.
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Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody.
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A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
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Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
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If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
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Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
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In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
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To oblige persons often costs little and helps much.
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If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality.
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Every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.
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I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life-changing difference.
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If you want to love you must serve, if you want freedom you must die.
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The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
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Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.
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The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
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Human service is the highest form of self-interest for the person who serves.
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Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed.
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Preferring to store her money in the stomachs of the needy rather than hide it in a purse.
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Try and forget our cares and sickness, and contribute, as we can to the happiness of each other.
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Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others? Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.
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The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm is a twist of the wrist.
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Rule number one: The customer is always right. Rule number two: If the customer is wrong, see rule number one!
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In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in doing good to their fellow men.
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Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.
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Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!
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He who lives not to others, lives little to himself.
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The measure of a man is not the number of his servants, but in the number of people whom he serves.
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The only thing you will take through those pearly gates is what you have given away.
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If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
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One should be of service rather than be conspicuous.
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To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself.
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We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
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Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt.
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Once you shape a company to service the marketplace and your services are necessary, the company develops a compulsion of its own to grow.
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To survive, men and business and corporations must serve.
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Always do more than is required of you.
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Find a need and fill it.
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The public must and will be served.
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What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
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He who endeavors to serve, to benefit, and improve the world, is like a swimmer, who struggles against a rapid current, in a river lashed into angry waves by the wind. Often they roar over his head, often they beat him back and baffle him. Most men yield to the stress of the current. Only here and there the stout, strong heart and vigorous arms struggle on towards ultimate success.
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Unwilling service earns no thanks.
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God likes help when helping people.
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If he works for you, you work for him.
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The man who gives little with a smile gives more than the man who gives much with a frown.
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Just as a flower gives out its fragrance to whomsoever approaches our uses it, so love from within us radiates towards everybody and manifests as spontaneous service.
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Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
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Service to many leads to greatness-great respect, great satisfaction. Success is not having to wait until someone goes to Hong Kong before you get a camera.
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Let every dawn of the morning be to you as the beginning of life. And let every setting of the sun be to you as its close. Then let everyone of these short lives leave its sure record of some kindly thing done for others; some good strength of knowledge gained for yourself.
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There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
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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 will have sought and found how to serve.
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Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
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If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions.
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You must live for another if you wish to live for yourself.
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What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him.
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Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them.
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Zeal for the public good is the characteristic of a man of honor and a gentleman, and must take the place of pleasures, profits and all other private gratification.
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The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
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May he who is highest serve best.
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Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
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Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?
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There are at least four things you can do with your hands. You can wring them in despair; you can fold them in idleness; you can clench them in anger; or you can use them to help someone. should all be masters at lifting them up and making them feel better.
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Teach me to do the best I can To help and cheer my fellowman; Teach me to lose my selfish need, And glory in the larger deed, Which smothers the road and lights the day, For all who chance to come my way.
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Make sure somebody need you.
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Never stop serving your customers. They'll love you for it.
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Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise.
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The foundation stone of the whole scheme is service. Service to the people, a service that will lighten, brighten, and make more profitable the lives of the majority who do the necessary work of the world.
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The more a man takes the needs of others on his own heart, the more he must take his own heart to God.
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The road to daily happiness is not hard to find, it's what we do for others that brings us peace of mind.
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We came here to serve not be served.
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Somebody did a golden deed; Somebody proved a friend in need; Somebody sang a beautiful song; Somebody smiled the whole day long; Somebody thought, 'Tis sweet to live; Somebody said, I'm glad to give; Somebody fought a valiant fight; Somebody lived to shield the right; Was that somebody you?
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Be alert to give service -- what counts most in life is what we do for others.
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Do something for somebody, gladly, twill sweeten your every care; In sharing the sorrow of others Your own are less hard to bear. Do something for somebody always, whatever may be your creed. There's nothing on earth can help you so much as a kindly deed.
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It is when we forget ourselves that we do things which will be remembered.
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I'm not quite sure what the greatest achievement in a lifetime may be, but I am sure up there at the top of the list somewhere is to give pleasure to others.
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Anything done for another is done for oneself.
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I know of no great man except those who have rendered great services to the human race.
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Obedience to our Heavenly Father starts with our loving service to a needy brother.
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If you wish to be a leader you will be frustrated, for very few people wish to be led. If you aim to be a servant you will never be frustrated.
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If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
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What we can do for another is the test of powers. What we can suffer for is the test of love.
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Every day use your magic to be of service to others.
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You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
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No one has learned the meaning of life until he has surrendered his ego to the service of his fellow men.
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My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.
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Small service is true service, while it lasts.
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To leave a sting within a brother's heart.
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