We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. ~Cynthia OzickPIH
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. ~Eric Hoffer
Volunteers do it for free. ~Author Unknown
Even if it’s a little thing, do something for those who have need of a man’s help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. For, remember, you don’t live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too. ~Albert Schweitzer
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. ~Oscar WildeGU
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward
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
Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim. ~William Feather
How beautiful a day can be
When kindness touches it!
The breeze, the trees, the honey bees –
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him. ~Albert Schweitzer
I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives. ~Tracy Chapman
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. ~Author Unknown
Help one another; there’s no time like the present and no present like the time. ~James Durst
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~William James
We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green. ~Thomas Carlyle
Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns. ~Author UnknownFELI
The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering: Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good. ~Ivan Scheier
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~Anne Frank
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. ~Seneca
How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
~William Shakespeare, Merchant of Veniceact5 scene1 spoken by Portia, much later adapted to "So shines a good deed in a weary world" by David Seltzer for the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito. ~Betty Reese
It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference. ~Tom Brokaw
I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. ~Edward Everett Hale
Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer. ~Author Unknown
Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass it on;
‘Twas not given for thee alone,
Pass it on;
Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another’s tears,
‘Til in Heaven the deed appears –
Pass it on.
~Henry Burton, Pass It OnMCTO
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. ~James Allen
Things of the spirit differ from things material in that the more you give the more you have. ~Christopher MorleyCUL
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. ~Albert PikeNov03mail (Thanks, Carl)
I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks. ~William Shakespeare
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. ~Nelson Henderson
While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. ~Mark Twain
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. ~Malayan ProverbCUL
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~Kahlil Gibran
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. ~James Matthew Barrie