The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.— Mahatma Gandhi
Practical Serviceable quotations
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received - only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.
If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins.
For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland.
Leadership is service, not position.
An honest public servant can't become rich in politics.
He can only attain greatness and satisfaction by service.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
The ultimate purpose of life is to be of service.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Great occasions for serving God come seldom, but little ones surround us daily.
Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world.
I came to believe that health services ought not to have a price tag on them, and that people should be able to get whatever health services they required irrespective of their individual capacity to pay.
If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low.
Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high.
Leadership is service, not position.
If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing.
Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service.
Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Be not lax in celebrating. Be not lazy in the festive service of God. Be ablaze with enthusiasm. Let us be an alive, burning offering before the altar of God.
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.
To those of you with your years of service still ahead, the challenge is yours.
Stop doubting yourselves. Have the courage to make up your minds and hold your decisions. Refuse to be BOUGHT for a nickel, or a million dollars, or a job!
Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.
The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary.
India is an Old country but a young nation…I am young and I too have a dream, I dream of India Strong, Independent, Self-Reliant and in the front rank of the nations of the world, in the service of mankind.
In view of my services in Africa, I have the chance of dying by poison.
Two generals have brought it with them. It is fatal in three seconds. If I take the poison, none of the usual steps will be taken against my family; that is, against you. They will also leave my staff alone.
Grant me courage to serve others; For in service there is true life.
I am a missionary, heart and soul. God had an only Son, and He was a missionary and a physician. I am a poor, poor imitation of Him, or wish to be. In this service I hope to live; in it I wish to die!
I believe that a great number of people are going to die and go to hell because they’re counting on their religiosity in the church instead of their relationship with Jesus to get them to heaven. They give lip service to repentance and faith, but they’ve never been born again.
The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.
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.
Do all the good you can and make as little fuss about it as possible.
Every business is a service business. Does your service put a smile on the customer's face?
Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service.
Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it.
Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
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.
We are too busy to pray, and so we are too busy to have power.
We have a great deal of activity, but we accomplish little; many services but few conversions; much machinery but few results.