Senior Volunteer Quotes

Senior Volunteer Quotes to convince you that volunteering in any capacity helps society, and helps you too!

My Personal Favorite:

I shall pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do
or any kindness that I can show
to any human being, let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again. - Mahatma Gandhi

When the story of these times gets written, we want it to say that we did all we could, and it was more than anyone could have imagined. - Bono

You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. - Winston Churchill

It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. - Tom Brokaw

Only a life lived for others is worth living. - Albert Einstein

If I can help somebody as I pass along,
if I can cheer somebody with a word or song,
if I can show somebody he's traveling wrong,
then my living will not be in vain.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another. - Erma Bombeck

We are not here merely to make a living. We area here to enrich the world, and we impoverish ourselves if we forget this errand. - Woodrow Wilson

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth. - Muhammad Ali

Though government has an important role to play in meeting the many challenges that remain before us, we are coming to understand that no organization, including government, will fully succeed without the active participation of each of us. Volunteers are vital to enabling this country to live up to the true promise of its heritage. - President Bill Clinton

If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of twenty million full-time volunteers. - Whoopi Goldberg

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? - Martin Luther King, Jr.