Men and Women for Others Quotes
"Unless a life is lived for others, it is not worthwhile."
- Mother Teresa of Calcutta
"I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can."
- George Bernard Shaw
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
- Anne Frank
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."
- Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)
"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver."
- Maya Angelou
"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."
- Charles Dickens
"The best antidote for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served."
- Gordon B. Hinckley
"You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you."
- John Bunyan
"I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I can't change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit."
- Charles de Lint
"Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned. "
- Steve Maraboli
"The most sincere form of kindness is not to show off our greatness, but to help another discover their own."
- Charles F. Glassman
"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
"A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world."
- Ellen G. White
"Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours. "
- Les Brown
"We, all of us, could do a much better job of evoking what someone has called the universal principle of human altruism: the urge in us all to help others who are in danger."
- Bart Starr
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
- Theodore Roosevelt
"Whenever you did this for one of the least important, you did it for me."
- Matthew 25:40