Quotes About Volunteering

Apr 8, 2017 | Blog

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.



-Horace Mann

I was raised to volunteer: nursing homes, clinics, church nurseries, school, everywhere that could use help. It’s such an intrinsic part of me, to use my life to help improve the quality of others.



-Debby Ryan

Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing it. Remember, you don’t live in a world all of your own.



-Albert Schweitzer

Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another.



-Erma Bombeck

Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.



-David Thomas

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.



-H. Jackson Brown Jr.

The best antidote I know 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, Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes

My old man says when it’s time to be counted, the important thing is to be man enough to stand up.



-Robert A. Heinlein, Between Planets

Here’s to all volunteers, those dedicated people who believe in all work and no pay.



-Robert Orben

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.



-Albert Schweitzer
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
William Shakespeare (The Merchant of Venice)