Inspirational Quotes About Volunteering and Giving Back 😊

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

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

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands- one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Audrey Hepburn

“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” – Kofi Annan

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life.” – Author Unknown

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – William Shakespeare

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” – Helen Keller

“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” – Tom Brokaw

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” – Maya Angelou

“You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran

“At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” – Denzel Washington

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  –Anne Frank

“Our generation has the ability and the responsibility to make our ever-more connected world a more hopeful, stable and peaceful place.” — Natalie Portman

“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

“I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.” – Mother Teresa

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community. Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted” – Aesop

“It is not enough to be compassionate – you must act.” – The Dalai Lama

“Only a life lived for others is worth living.” – Albert Einstein

“Whatever community organization, whether it’s a women’s organization, or fighting for racial justice… you will get satisfaction out of doing something to give back to the community that you never get in any other way.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg