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Volunteer Quotes

Updated on March 2, 2013

Volunteer Quotes

Volunteering is people working together and on behalf of others towards a common cause without payment in order to improve the human quality of life. Get inspired to volunteer by this selection of Volunteer Quotes by Gandhi, Jimmy Carter,Bono and more.

Volunteer Quotes - Volunteer Service Quotes- Volunteer Appreciation Quotes

  1. Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.

    ~Elizabeth Andrew

  2. The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.

    ~DeAnn Hollis

  3. Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another.

    ~Erma Bombeck

  4. The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.


  5. Service to others is the payment you make for your space here on earth.

    ~Muhammad Ali

  6. Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

    ~Margaret Mead

  7. Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't even have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love...

    ~Martin Luther King Jr

  8. No matter how big and powerful government gets, and the many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.

    ~Ronald Reagan

  9. Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.


  10. I was taught that the world had a lot of problems; that I could struggle and change them; that intellectual and material gifts brought the privilege and responsibility of sharing with others less fortunate; and that service is the rent each of us pays for living, the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time or after you have reached your personal goals.

    ~Marian Wright Edelman

  11. Throughout my life, I've seen the difference that volunteering efforts can make in people's lives. I know the personal value of service as a local volunteer.

    ~Jimmy Carter

  12. 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 have sought and found how to serve.

    ~Albert Schweitzer

  13. Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them.

    ~Harriet Naylor

  14. When the story of these times gets written, we want it to say that we did all we could, and it was more than anyone could have imagined.


  15. Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.

    ~Carrie Chapman Catt

  16. If you ever need a helping hand, it is at the end of your arm As you get older you must remember you have a second hand. The first one is to help yourself. The second hand is to help others.

    ~Audrey Hepburn


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      UKGhostwriter 7 years ago

      Nice caring lens - good luck with all your endevours!

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      poutine 8 years ago

      I enjoyed reading your quotes about volunteering.