Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to
help, the desire to serve.
- Marianne Williamson,
Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of
- David Thomas
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
- Ashley E. Hyder
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift
back to God.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and
should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will
prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.
- Gorden B. Hinkley
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the
very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
…no matter how big government gets, and no matter how
many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
- Ronald Reagan, 40th U.S.
There is no exercise better for the heart than
reaching down and lifting people up.
- John Andrew Holmes Jr.,
American writer and minister
Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition
of volunteering: Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause
you consider good.
- Ivan Scheier
Because we freely love, as in our will
To love or not; in this we stand or fall.
Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're
worthless, but because they're priceless.
- Sherry Anderson
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