believe every person is created as the steward of his or her destiny with great power for a specific purpose to share with others, through service, a reverence for life in a spirit of love.
A service of worship is primarily a service to God. When we realize this and act upon it, we make it a service to men.
To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind, whom should we serve?
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
Politics is not a matter of ruling over the people or of exercising power. Politics is performance of service to people, contributing to the welfare of the people.
Abuse is often of service. There is nothing so dangerous to an author as silence. His name, like a shuttlecock, must be beat backward and forward, or it falls to the ground.
Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service.
Citizenship consists in the service of the country
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
An intelligence service is, in fact, a stupidity service
Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.
The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.
Nothing is more harmful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army superiority over another.
I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution, and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit
Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.