Service Quotes

Service is what life is all about.
- Marian Wright Edelman

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
- Henry David Thoreau

As we serve others we are working on ourselves; every act, every word, every gesture of genuine compassion naturally nourishes our own hearts as well. It is not a question of who is healed first. When we attend to ourselves with compassion and mercy, more healing is made available for others. And when we serve others with an open and generous heart, great healing comes to us.
- Wayne Muller

Service is what prayer looks like when it gets up off its knees and walks around in the world.
- Michael J. Graham, S.J.

We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.
- Dorothy Day

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
- Rosa Parks

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.
- Mary Lou Retton

A life isn't significant except for its impact on others lives.
- Jackie Robinson

Know yourself. Never forget where you came from, and reach back to help someone else come forward too.
- Alpha Alexander