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Quotes about Importance of Volunteering

Quotes about Importance of Volunteering

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

“Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” – Sarah Bernhardt

“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.” – Lydia Maria Child

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“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.” – Plato 

“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you.” ― Shannon L. Alder

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew

“Help one another. There’s no time like the present, and no present like the time.” – James Durst

“I am only one but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.” – Edward Everett

“What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” — Aristotle

“Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.” – Horace Mann

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