quote by Amy Carmichael

Now you are deep in what seems to me a peculiarly selfless service. The spiritual training of children must be that. You work for the years you will not see. You work for the Invisible all the time, but you work for the Eternal. So it is all worthwhile.

— Amy Carmichael

Emotional Selfless Service quotations

Selfless service quote People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.

The number of those who do selfless public service and those who serve without expecting any return, should increase. Their sterling qualities should show the way to the people at large. Their life would be a model to show how man should conduct himself in public life.

The selfless giving, the service, the kindness which you give out into this world that is the currency of (the) meaning (of life).

Selfless service quote Leadership is service, not position.
Leadership is service, not position.

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.

When faith replaces doubt, when selfless service eliminates selfish striving, the power of God brings to pass His purposes.


Selfless service to mankind makes you free in the world of mortals.

Selfless service quote Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

Often the answer to our prayer does not come while we're on our knees, but while we're on our feet serving the Lord and serving those around us.

"It is my inmost conviction," Badshah Khan said, "that Islam is amal, yakeen, muhabat" - selfless service, faith, and love.

Selfless service alone gives the needed strength and courage to awaken the sleeping humanity in one's heart.

Selfless service quote The ultimate purpose of life is to be of service.
The ultimate purpose of life is to be of service.

By becoming the answer to someone's prayer, we often find the answer to our own.


True Christianity is a life of sacrifice.

It requires that in everything we live for the Lord and others, not ourselves.

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

Selfless service quote Leadership is service, not position.
Leadership is service, not position.

Do some selfless service for people who are in need.

Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.

The beauty and charm of selfless love and service should not die away from the face of this earth. The world should know that a life of dedication is possible, that a life inspired by love and service to humanity is possible.

Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.

Selfless service quote The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.

True greatness, true leadership, is achieved not by reducing men to one's service but in giving oneself in selfless service to them.

Perform anonymous service. Whenever we do good for others anonymously, our sense of intrinsic worth and self-respect increases. ... Selfless service has always been one of the most powerful methods of influence.

One makes a gift of one's life and endeavors by sanctifying it with love, and devotion and selfless service. When seeking to uplift others, we are uplifted in the process. Every kind thought or smile therefore benefits oneself as well as all the world.

Purify the mind through selfless service.


In this age of selfishness, selfless service is the only soap that truly purifies.

The temple is a point of intersection between heaven and earth.

In this sacred place, holy work will be performed through selfless service and love. The temple reminds [us] of all that is good and beautiful in the world.

We should be involved in quiet acts of selfless service.

To practice virtue is to selflessly offer assistance to others, giving without limitation one's time, abilities, and possessions in service, whenever and wherever needed, without prejudice concerning the identity of those in need.

Yoga is more a state than a methodology.

A state where there is nothing missing. You don't feel like you have to grab this or grab that in order to be complete or full. From wringing out the body and the mind, from sitting in meditation, from studying scripture, from selfless service.


Ahimsa must express itself through acts of selfless service of the masses.

Miracles are everywhere to be found when priesthood callings are magnified.

When faith replaces doubt, when selfless service eliminates selfish striving, the power of God brings to pass His purposes. The priesthood is not really so much a gift as it is a commission to serve, a privilege to lift, and an opportunity to bless the lives of others.

The basic principle of altruism is that man has no right to exist for his own sake, that service to others is the only justification of his existence, and that self-sacrifice is his highest moral duty, virtue and value. Do not confuse altruism with kindness, good will or respect for the rights of others. These are not primaries, but consequences, which, in fact, altruism makes impossible. The irreducible primary of altruism, the basic absolute, is self-sacrifice - which means: self-immolation, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-destruction - which means: the self as a standard of evil, the selfless as a standard of the good.

Living creatures are nourished by food, and food is nourished by rain;

rain itself is the water of life, which comes from selfless worship and service.

The American servicemen and women of the Guard and Reserve leave their jobs, their spouses and their children to wear the uniform that defends our country. This selfless commitment should be honored by businesses across Massachusetts as we work to ensure they are treated fairly while they balance their employment responsibilities and obligations to the armed services. No business should ever put the bottom line ahead of America's front line.


Spiritual strength frequently comes through selfless service.

Swadeshism is not a cult of hatred. It is a doctrine of selfless service that has its roots in the purest ahimsa, i.e. love.

Selfless acts are a source of profound meaning for your self and your life.

Many priests and employees at temples work for pay.

No one should judge religion on the basis of the shortcomings of such workers. We should frame suitable rules and regulations for preventing them from falling prey to material temptations. The true guiding spirits of religion are those who engage in selfless service while dedicating their entire lives to attaining the vision of God.

We can choose to humble ourselves by receiving counsel and chastisement, .

. . by forgiving those who have offended us, . . . by rendering selfless service. . . .

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