Life is not about what we can take from it; life really begins with what we contribute to it.
What real meaning is there in “me, me, me”? The big house any person managed to earn with the sole goal of pumping up their own egos, to gain status and impress their friends, will prove meaningless on their deathbeds.
The real question to be answered is, “Is the world a better place because I spent some time here?”
Inspirational Service Quotes:
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather… try to become a person of value.”
~ Albert Einstein
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi
“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.
“At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done.
We will be judged by “I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”
~ Mother Teresa
“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”
“Strength does not make one capable of rule; it makes one capable of service.”
~ Brandon Sanderson
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