Community Service Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old community service quotes, community service sayings, and community service proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.

Dorothy Height

Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.

Mahatma Gandhi

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

Muhammad Ali

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted


Do every act of your life as if it were your last.     

Marcus Aurelius

Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place

Rosalynn Carter

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

Carrie Chapman Catt

We have to do what we can to help wherever and whenever it is possible for us to help.

Jackie Chan

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.


The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free.     

Robert Brault

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.     

Margaret Mead

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Anne Frank

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.     

Jim Rohn

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.     

Albert Einstein

No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.

Bryant McGill

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.


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

Mahatma Gandhi

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.     

Douglas Adams

Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.     

Arnold Schwarzenegger

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

Woodrow T. Wilson

You need an attitude of service. You're not just serving yourself. You help others to grow up and you grow with them.

David Green

Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. That's what life's all about.     

Andrew Shue

Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.     

Og Mandino

Every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.     

Nathan Hale

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.

Marian Wright Edelman

Being of service to others is what brings true happiness.     

Marie Osmond

The highest of distinctions is service to others.     

King George Vi

It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most.

James Cash Penney

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!     

William Arthur Ward

Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.

Nina Hagen