Favorite Quotations ~  Service, 3 Doing Good: Passion & Commitment for Helping Others

"Obsess about customers, not competitors." ~ Jeff Bezos


When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself. ~ Tibetan Proverb

Understanding your customers and your staff is critical to success whether you are running a business or providing services to the community. ~ Peter Gerstmann

Help thy brother's boat across and lo! Thine own has reached the shore. ~ Hindu Proverb

I believe...that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another. ~ Thomas Jefferson

We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves. ~ Pema Chodron

When we cast our bread upon the waters we can presume that someone downstream whose face we will never know will benefit from our action, as we who are downstream from another will profit from the grantor's gift. ~ Maya Angelou

When you are feeling helpless and hopeless, the worst thing you can do is just stand back and let people rescue you. ~ Linda Henley

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is my deepest belief that only by giving our lives do we find life. ~ Cesar Chavez

As my mother says, “You give back, you don’t give up.” You can always choose to help others. If you do, it will change you. ~ Susan Ford, Parade, 7/10/05

Who has not served cannot command. ~ John Florio

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