I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Plant flowers in others’ gardens and your life becomes a bouquet!
Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you.
Never get tired of doing little things for others. Sometimes, those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.
It takes each of us to make a difference for all of us.
If it is to be, it is up to me.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Scientists have discovered that the small, brave act of cooperating with another person, of choosing trust over cynicism, generosity over selfishness, makes the brain light up with quiet joy.
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.
It is the heart that does the giving; the fingers only let go.
How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it.
Money often costs too much.
I wondered why somebody didn’t do something. Then I realized, I am somebody.
Live today the way you want to be remembered tomorrow.
We can do no great things – only small things with great love.
Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.
I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little – do what you can.
Your thoughts, words and deeds are painting the world around you.
We have it in our power to change the world over.
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
One is not born into the world to do everything but to do something.
I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.
It’s good to be blessed. It’s better to be a blessing.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Be not simply good; be good for something.
I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.
Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world.
Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.
We must become the change we want to see in the world.
Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.
The best things in life aren’t things.
Help one another; there’s no time like the present and no present like the time.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough, we must do.