It’s time for a break! We’re on vacation, so we’re sharing posts from our archives. Enjoy!
The importance of taking action
Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind. -Pearl S. Buck
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. -Richard Buckminster Fuller
It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act. -The Dalai Lama
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. -Gandhi
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. -Winston Churchill
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James
The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free. -Robert Brault
The power of small steps
The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you can alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change the world. -James Baldwin
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead
One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested. -E.M. Forster
No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. -Aesop
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. -Theodore Roosevelt
I wish to do something Great and Wonderful, but I must start by doing the little things like they were Great and Wonderful. -Albert Einstein
People say, “What is the sense of our small effort?” They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time. -Dorothy Day
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -St. Francis of Assisi
Your turn: What quotes keep you inspired?