Service

 

Robert L. Backman
“Those we serve, we love.”
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Joshua 24:15
“…Choose you this day whom ye will serve…”
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William J. Critchlow Jr.
"Happiness is a by product of service."
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Abraham Lincoln
"To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own."
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Spencer W. Kimball
"We should be involved in quiet acts of selfless service."
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Albert Einstein
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."
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Galatians 6:2
“Bear ye one another’s burdens.”
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John Greenleaf Whittier
"Thee lift me, and I lift thee, and together we ascend."
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Gandhi
"Service without humility is selfishness and egotism."
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Charles A. Callis
"The best of life is expressed in service to others."
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David O. McKay
"The greatest spiritual blessing comes from helping another."
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Matthew 20:27
“And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant.”
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Francis M. Lyman
"When you labor for your brother you always get the chief reward yourself."
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Gandhi
“The fragrance always remains on the hand that gives the rose.”
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Bertha Von Suttner
“After the verb "To Love"..."To Help" is the most beautiful verb in the world.”
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Leo Tolstoy
“The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.”
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Jim Elliot
“He is no fool who gives that which he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”
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David O. Mckay
“Man's greatest happiness comes from losing himself for the good of others.”
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Charles Dickens
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."
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Albert Einstein
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile."
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Albert Schweitzer
“One does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.”
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David Star Jordan
“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.”
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Aristotle
“The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.”
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Theodore M. Burton
"We are not set apart to rule, but chosen and set apart to serve."
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Author Unknown
“Those who give are actually receiving. Those who receive are actually giving.”
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Confucius
"He who wishes to secure the good of others, has already secured his own."
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is to think, it is to be humble."
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Thomas Jefferson
"Too old to plant trees for my own gratification, I shall do it for my posterity."
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Mohandas Gandhi
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
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Bertha Von Suttner
“After the verb ‘To Love’...’To Help’ is the most beautiful verb in the world.”
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Robert Greenleaf
"Good leaders must first become good servants."
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Albert Schweitzer
“Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid.”
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Mahatma Gandhi
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
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Chinese Proverb
"If you want happiness for a lifetime - help the next generation."
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Kahlil Gibran
“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”
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Author Unknown
“What you keep to yourself you lose what you give away you get back multiplied.”
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John Taylor
"If we take good care of one another, God will take care of us."
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David O. McKay
"If you would be happy, render a kind service, make somebody else happy."
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Author Unknown
“If you are complaining about life it is usually because you are thinking of yourself.”
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Francis M. Lyman
"When you labor for your brother you always get the chief reward yourself."
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Vincent Van Gogh
“How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?”
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Sir Wilfred Crenfell
"The service we render to others is really the rent we pay for our room on this earth."
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Isaiah 41:6
“They helped every one his neighbour; and every one said to his brother, Be of good courage.”
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Voltaire
"I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race."
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Author Unknown
"When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God."
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Albert Schweitzer
"Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier."
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Sally Koch
“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us daily.”
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George Bernard Shaw
"Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family."
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John Wooden
“You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”
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Albert Schweitzer
"There is no higher religion than human service.  To work for the common good is the greatest creed."
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Henry D. Moyle
"We will become mightier and more powerful in our own right in direct proportion to the service and contribution we make to strengthen the Church."
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ElRay L. Christiansen
"When we are resurrected, I doubt that we will be asked, "How many positions did you hold?" but rather, "How many people did you help?"
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Dag Hammarskjold
"You have not done enough, you have never done enough, so long as it is still possible that you have something to contribute."
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Woodrow Wilson
"No man has ever risen to the real stature of spiritual manhood until he has found that it is finer to serve somebody else than it is to serve himself."
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Albert Schweitzer
"I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: The ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve."
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Max Depre
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant."
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Mohandas Gandhi
“Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.”
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Spencer W. Kimball
"God does notice us, and he watches over us.  But it is usually through another person that he meets our needs."
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David B. Haight
"Those who labor unselfishly in behalf of others, with no thought of remuneration, will be physically and spiritually refreshed and renewed."
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Author Unknown
“The Lord he does not need a pan of lasagna from us but our neighbors may well need one.”
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Author Unknown
“Through service we develop friendships and friends are the source of a great deal of happiness.”
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Galatian 5:13
“For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.”
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Norman Cousins
“If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.”
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Henry Wordsworth Longfellow
“The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service."
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Derek A. Cuthbert
"As we immerse ourselves in the service of others, we find our spiritual selves and come unto Him."
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself."
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Author Unknown
“Our society is the me society. What makes you feel good. What I want etc. However this does nothing but create more misery.”
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Napoleon Hill
“You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.”
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Jim Rohn
“Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”
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Alfred Adler
"You can be cured in fourteen days if you follow this prescription. Thy to think every day how you can please someone."
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George Albert Smith
"Our eternal happiness will be in proportion to the way that we devote ourselves to helping others."
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Elbert Hubbard
“All success consists in this: You are doing something for somebody - benefiting humanity - and the feeling of success comes from the consciousness of this.”
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Anthony Robbins
“Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment…”
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Loretta Girzartis
“If someone listens, or strectches out a hand, or whispers a kind word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen.”
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Matthew 25:  40
“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”
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Albert Schweitzer
"I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve."
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Jeff Warner
“We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.”
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James 1:27
“Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.”
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George F. Richards
"This gospel we have received is one of sacrifice, service and self-abnegation from beginning to end.  That is what constitutes the straight and narrow way that leads to life eternal."
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Gordon B. Hinckley
"Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others.
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Author Unknown
“In giving he cannot help bringing something to life in the other person, and this which is brought to life reflects back to him; in truly giving, he cannot help receiving that which is given back to him.”
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Joseph Smith
“Sectarian priests cry out concerning me, and ask, "Why is it this babbler gains so many followers, and retains them?" I answer, It is because I possess the principle of love. All I can offer the world is a good heart and a good hand.”
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Randal Wright
“I usually have two feelings about service. The first is when I’m going to give service I feel as they I don’t like doing this and why do I have to do it. The second is when I give service I walk away feeling very good about what I did and having gratitude for the opportunity.
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Elizabeth Berg
“There is incredible value in being of service to others. I think if many of the people in therapy offices were dragged out to put their finger in a dike, take up their place in a working line, they would be relieved of terrible burdens.”
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Alex Noble
"If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day."
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Helen Keller
"Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within. It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us which makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel and do, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves."
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Mohandas Gandhi
“Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.”
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Mahatma Gandhi
"Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or another. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and it will make not only for our own happiness, but that of the world at large."
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Eugene B. Habecker
“The true leader serves. Serves people. Serves their best interests, and in doing so will not always be popular, may not always impress. But because true leaders are motivated by loving concern than a desire for personal glory, they are willing to pay the price."
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Spencer W. Kimball
"I have learned that it is by serving that we learn how to serve. When we engaged in the service of our fellowmen, not only do our deeds assist them but we put our own problems in fresher perspective. When we concern ourselves more with others, there is less time to be concerned with ourselves
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Joseph Smith
“Nothing is so much calculated to lead people to forsake sin as to take them by the hand, and watch over them with tenderness. When persons manifest the least kindness and love to me, O what power it has over my mind, while the opposite course has a tendency to harrow up all the harsh feelings and depress the human mind.”
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