The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.— Mahatma Gandhi
Jittery Service To Others quotations
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.
Grant me courage to serve others; For in service there is true life.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.
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.
The Afro-American is not a bestial race.
If this work can contribute in any way towards proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service. Other considerations are of minor importance.
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal. Life and love go on, let the music play.
Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.
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.
Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others...By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.
The main question is not, how can we hide our wounds.
..but how can we put our woundedness in service to others.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
True loyalty is that quality of service that grows under adversity and expands in defeat. Any street urchin can shout applause in victory, but it takes character to stand fast in defeat. One is noise - the other, loyalty.
Share your presence with others, no boundaries, completely, openly, lovingly.
Love is what makes us alive, that is why we feel so alive when we love. Service is being available to love. Life is the combustion of love. That we love ourselves here, that is the true magnificence in the mountains of being.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
There is no use whatsoever in trying to help people who do not help themselves.
Yet one more item is needed to complete success, and that is the rendering of service to others in the community. Without this the mere satisfaction of selfish desire does not reach the top notch.
God has created me to do Him some definite service;
He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission.
Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Privatization is a neoliberal and imperialist plan.
Health can't be privatized because it is a fundamental human right, nor can education, water, electricity and other public services. They can't be surrendered to private capital that denies the people from their rights.
Our life is like a block of ice which is melting away every moment.
Before it spends itself, devote it to the service of others. Education in Human Values is designed to prepare everyone for this life of dedicated service.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.
The first service that one owes to others in the fellowship consists of listening to them. Just as love of God begins with listening to his word, so the beginning of love for our brothers and sisters is learning to listen to them.
Nobody loves a good worship service more than I do, but we are called to make religion real, to make our faith come alive. Helping others have a decent place to live is one way to do that and it doesn't take too long for others to recognize it, too.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
I never perfected an invention that I did not think about in terms of the service it might give others... I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.
Mathematics is the queen of sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics. She often condescends to render service to astronomy and other natural sciences, but in all relations she is entitled to the first rank.
True leadership is found in giving yourself in service to others, not in coaxing or inducing others to serve you.
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.
The American spirit wears no political label.
In service to others and yes, in sacrifice for our country, there are no Republicans; there are no Democrats; there are only Americans.
Even if it is a little thing, do something for those who have need of help.
Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That's their business.
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
Those who enter to buy, support me. Those who come to flatter, please me. Those who complain, teach me how I may please others so that more will come. Those only hurt me who are displeased but do not complain. They refuse me permission to correct my errors and thus improve my service.
Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.
Muslims are the first victims of Islam.
Many times I have observed in my travels in the Orient that fanaticism comes from a small number of dangerous men who maintain the others in the practice of religion by terror. To liberate the Muslim from his religion is the best service one can render him.
Our goal while on this earth is to transcend our illusions and discover the innate power of our spirit. We are responsible for what we create, and we must therefore learn to act and think with love and wisdom and live in service to others and all life.
Any definition of a successful life must include service to others.