Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.
I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor is given by what he gave.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination; on cooperation, not intimidation.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?
Good work is seldom done by accident. It is done by people who care.