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Noble Quotes and Sayings
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I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

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We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

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Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just as a man would not cherish living
in a body other than his own,
so do nations not like to live under other nations,
however noble and great the latter may be.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Living Into the Great Paradox,
I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life serves up.
I work to bring about my vision of the future,
which is based on my value system of what is right,
just, noble, compassionate, generous, humane, peaceful, and loving.
Simultaneously, I accept that my vision
is based on only my opinions and prejudices,
and I honor all points of view and value systems,
no matter how different from my own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of noblemen,
let us have noble villages of men.
- Henry David Thoreau

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

That service is the noblest
which is rendered for its own sake.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.
- Bodhidharma

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others,
but it also becomes richer and happier.
- Albert Schweitzer

No person was ever honored for what he received.
Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

A life is not important except in
the impact it has on other lives.
- Jackie Robinson (baseball player)

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Weariness comes, on some days, from lack of service to self.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Judgment and weariness are foes to service and generosity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In service, there is clarity and compassion.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer


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