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.