Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.— Mother Teresa
Empowering Helping Others In Need quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
Democracy needs support and the best support for democracy comes from other democracies. Democratic nations should come together in an association designed to help each other and promote what is a universal value - democracy.
To be beautiful means to be yourself.
You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
There are only four kinds of people in the world - those who have been caregivers, those who are caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
There is no reward equal to that of doing the most good to the most people in the most need.
My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. Our single endeavor should be to give ourselves to the work and to be faithful to him, and not to spoil his work by our shortcomings.
No one is so rich that he does not need another's help;
no one so poor as not to be useful in some way to his fellow man; and the disposition to ask assistance from others with confidence and to grant it with kindness is part of our very nature.
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
I feel that the dormant goodwill in people needs to be stirred.
People need to hear that it makes sense to behave decently or to help others, to place common interests above their own, to respect the elementary rules of human coexistence.
Even if it is a little thing, do something for those who have need of help.
You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, ackowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion.
If there is someone in need whom you wish to help, whether the initiative came from him or from you, do no more than he expects of you, not what you might personally wish to do. If you overstep the mark, you will not deserve thanks, but blame from him and others and you will attract hostility, not friendship.
We, who have so much, must do more to help those in need.
And most of all, we must live simply, so that others may simply live.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.
The spirit of brotherhood recognizes of necessity both the need of self-help and also the need of helping others in the only way which every ultimately does great god, that is, of helping them to help themselves.
If prayer is only a spasmodic cry at the time of crisis, then it is utterly selfish, and we come to think of God as a repairman or a service agency to help us only in our emergencies. We should remember the Most High day and night-always-not only at times when all other assistance has failed and we desperately need help.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.
You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
We are all what we are, in large degree, because of others who have helped, coached, taught, counseled, who set a standard by example, who've taken an interest in our interests, opened doors, opened our minds, helped us see, who gave encouragement when we needed it, who reprimanded or prodded when we needed it, and at critical moments, inspired.
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve.
We reap a reward merely in the act of helping others.
We never know how, or if, that reward will come back to us. Helping is the reward; none other is needed nor better.
We are all a people in need. We are not perfect. We are not machines. We make mistakes. We need grace. We need compassion. We need help at times. We need other people. And that's okay.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
Just the idea that you are religious doesn't help at all.
It does not help you; it does not help others. In order to really help others, you need to gain knowledge-wisdom.
When you reach out to others in need, when you reach out to the world, you really do have a satisfying life by helping others.
Other human beings have a right to peace and happiness that is equal to our own;
therefore we have a responsibility to help those in need.
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
In both cooperative learning and project work, the teacher encourages children to talk to one another. This helps them pay attention to each other's efforts and ideas. Children take to these kinds of exchanges very readily, but the teacher really needs to encourage this interaction.
All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it.
People need to be fed, medicated, educated, clothed, and sheltered, and if we're compassionate we'll help them, but you get no moral credit for forcing other people to do what you think is right. There is great joy in helping people, but no joy in doing it at gunpoint.
Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.
Since the real purpose of meditation is to increase our capacity to help others, taking time each day to meditate is not selfish. We have to manage our time and energy in such a way that we can be of maximum benefit to others, and to do this we need time alone to recover our strength, collect our thoughts, and see things in perspective
It will not bother me in the hour of death to reflect that I have been "had for a sucker" by any number of imposters but it would be a torment to know that one had refused even one person in need.
Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to [grow and] become successful. For that reason it makes sense to be grateful for adversities that help you grow, even if it is only in understanding and compassion for other's suffering.
Therapists need to have a long experience in personal therapy to see what it's like to be on the other side of the couch and see what they find helpful or not helpful. And if possible, get into therapy at different stages of their life with different kinds of therapists just to sample a bit.
No member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who has canned peas, topped beets, hauled hay, shoveled coal, or helped in any way to serve others ever forgets or regrets the experience of helping provide for those in need.