quote by Timothy Keller

Everyone says they want community and friendship. But mention accountability or commitment to people, and they run the other way.

— Timothy Keller

Fantastic Helping Community quotations

One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals.


Helping community quote Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.

One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.

Helping community quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
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Gays are beginning to realize what blacks learned long ago: Unless you are out here fighting for yourself then nobody else will help you. I think the gay community has a moral obligation to continue the fight.

I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times.

When women are able to live in a safe and secure environment, they can participate effectively in the economy and society. This helps overcome poverty, reduces inequalities and is beneficial for children's nutrition, health and school attendance. Every woman and girl has the right to live in safety in her home and community.


Helping community quote Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
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Each time I visit such a classroom, where the teacher is more interested in creating a democratic community than in maintaining her position of authority, I’m convinced all over again that moving away from consequences and rewards isn’t just realistic - it’s the best way to help kids grow into good learners and good people.

We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation.

Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.

Helping community quote In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.

It is vitally important that we can continue to say, with absolute conviction, that organic farming delivers the highest quality, best-tasting food, produced without artificial chemicals or genetic modification, and with respect for animal welfare and the environment, while helping to maintain the landscape and rural communities.

Everybody is a story. When I was a child, people sat around kitchen tables and told their stories. We don't do that so much anymore. Sitting around the table telling stories is not just a way of passing time. It is the way the wisdom gets passed along. The stuff that helps us to live a life worth remembering.


If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time.

But if you have come because your liberation is tied up with mine, then let us work together.

Helping community quote Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.

Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.

The third point is that for some time the UN has been talking about helping Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the country but there has never been any real commitment by the international community to provide resources for that.

As our cities have developed, they've built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we've taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby.

Helping community quote When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
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During the aftermath of Katrina, National Guard troops were positioned on every block to establish a sense of safety and source of help for the people in need. They did not leave communities until people were safe and sound.


The only way you can serve God is by serving other people.

Charity work is very important to me and gives me an opportunity to give back to my community. I've always been a big supporter of many different charities, have donated millions of dollars to them, and it just feels great to do and be able to help others, especially children.

Helping community quote Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the r
Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.

Children are coming to school with trauma, everyday trauma, that they live under: violence in the homes, alcoholism in the community, unemployment thats 80 percent, not just during the recession. We need to help treat that before they can even go sit in a class and learn about math.

Women in leadership roles can help restore balance and wholeness to our communities.

I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.


Helping community quote A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

Paul Robeson once said that the artist has the responsibility to either help liberate the community or further oppress it. And I think that when Eldridge Cleaver wrote it down it was interpreted as his, but there's a history of people saying things of that nature and meaning it. And what I do is in that tradition, in that mode.

When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it's make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who's in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you're investing your time in that.

...Any definition of a culture of peace must address the problem of achieving justice for communities and individuals who do not have the means to compete or cope without structured assistance and compassionate help.

Helping community quote Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.

There is no higher religion than human service.

Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve.


Christine and I haven't raised our children.

A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed to helping them become faithful, competent adults.

Helping community quote If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.

You only need a heart full of grace

Our mandate in Habitat for Humanity is to work diligently to help bring into being graceful communities, towns, and cities. his is so important because the alternative is disgraceful. We must begin to think like this. If we do, we will increasingly see transformations in our communities.

Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.

Helping community quote Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of
Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.

A hallmark of the Latino community is to help one another, if students are interested in a way to give back and help their communities, becoming a teacher is probably one of the very best ways of doing that.


Our freedom must be had at all hazards.

If the men of property will not help us they must fall; we will free ourselves by the aid of that large and respectable class of the community - the men of no property.

To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

We need strong public health institutions to respond to any challenge.

We need to deal with critical infrastructure. The reality is that very little money has flowed to communities to help our first responders; to help our hospitals; to help the public health infrastructure.

Whatever community organization, whether it's a women's organization, or fighting for racial justice ... you will get satisfaction out of doing something to give back to the community that you never get in any other way.