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Funny Service Quotes
Funny Quotes about Service

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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

The most important service rendered
by the press and the magazines
is that of educating people
to approach printed matter with distrust.
- Samuel Butler

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey


 

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No person was ever honored for what he received.
Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.
- Bodhidharma

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others,
but it also becomes richer and happier.
- Albert Schweitzer

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Judgment and weariness are foes to service and generosity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In service, there is clarity and compassion.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A life is not important except in
the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson (baseball player)

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others
will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
- Helen Keller

Service to others is the rent you pay
for your room here on earth.
- Muhammad Ali

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

I try to give to the poor people for love
what the rich could get for money.
No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds;
yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
- Mother Teresa

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

The road to perdition has ever been
accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
- Albert Einstein

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

As a happy person, you radiate happiness to the world.
Visualize your light radiating throughout the world,
passing from person to person until it encircles the globe.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The whole worth of a kind deed is
in the love that inspires it.
- The Talmud

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

If physical death is the price
that I must pay to free my brothers and sisters
from a permanent death of the spirit,
then nothing can be more redemptive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
- Horace Traubel

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
- Henry Drummond

For it is in giving that we receive.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Do not wait for leaders;
do it alone, person to person.
- Mother Teresa

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

When you make a world tolerable for yourself,
you make a world tolerable for others.
- Anais Nin

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller


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