Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.— Mother Teresa
Perspective Helping People quotations
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
The world is full of nice people. If you can't find one, be one.
Surround yourself with people who make you happy.
People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.
When people help one another in sin and transgression, they finish by hating each other.
I want people to remember me as someone whose life has been helpful to humanity.
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map.
It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together.
Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?
Hip Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people's political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don't know how to use it, if you don't know where to point it, or what you're using it for, you can end up shooting yourself in the foot or killing your sisters or brothers.
You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.
My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls.
Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.
The happiest people are those who do the most for others.
The most miserable are those who do the least.
When you are out observing on the gemba, do something to help them.
If you do, people will come to expect that you can help them and will look forward to seeing you again on the gemba.
Strong people don't put others down... They lift the up.
There’s something you learn from helping other people with their dreams that prepares you for your own.
Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.
When people come to you for help, do not turn them off with pious words, saying, 'Have faith and take your troubles to God.' Act instead as though there were no God, as though there were only one person in the world who could help -- only yourself.
We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." To this day, especially in times of "disaster," I remember my mother's words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
When you want to help people, you tell them the truth.
When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.
For what are we born if not to aid one another?
Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.
Help people, even when you know they can't help you back.
For Christians, as for all people of faith, reflection, meditation and prayer help us to renew ourselves in God's love, as we strive daily to become better people. The Christmas message shows us that this love is for everyone. There is no one beyond its reach.
One of the most common ways to overcome resistance to change is to educate people about it beforehand. Communication of ideas helps people see the need for and the logic of a change. The education process can involve one-on-one discussions, presentations to groups, or memos and reports.
People who pray for miracles usually don't get miracles.
But people who pray for courage, for strength to bear the unbearable, for the grace to remember what they have left instead of what they have lost, very often find their prayers answered. Their prayers help them tap hidden reserves of faith and courage that were not available to them before.
You don't need a reason to help people.
There are people in need of help. Charity is one of the nobler human motivations. The act of reaching into one's own pockets to help a fellow man in need is praiseworthy and laudable. Reaching into someone else's pocket is despicable and worthy of condemnation.
I'll tell you what's helped me my entire life.
I look at baseball as a game. It's something where people can go out, enjoy and have fun. Nothing more.
The John Birch Society is Communism's greatest ally.
With its help we will divide and confuse the American people until they have lost faith in their Government, their nation has ceased to be a major world power, and their country is ripe for revolution.
When you help another up a mountain, you are a little nearer to the top yourself.
A lot of times when you keep it real with somebody, you can't expect them to keep it real with you. In this industry people just want to be famous and they forget how to keep it real and they forget to give credit to the people who helped them get to where they at.
When you help people, don't wait around to hear them say, "Thank you.
" A lot of times we do good things, but in the back of our mind we're hoping to get some appreciation. But if you make your intentions pure, and you expect only from Allah, He will take more care of you than you could ever imagine.
Everyone says they want community and friendship.
But mention accountability or commitment to people, and they run the other way.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
It's never enough to just tell people about some new insight.
Rather, you have to get them to experience it a way that evokes its power and possibility. Instead of pouring knowledge into people's heads, you need to help them grind anew set of eyeglasses so they can see the world in a new way.