TCODS - Tillamook County Outdoor School
Moses' Collection of Quotations
Giving, Serving Others
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle."
Camp Life) is NOT a plate to be emptied. It's a bowl to be filled! We each need to use our abilities and talents and contribute to the bowl!
"God calls you to the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet." Frederick Buechner
"I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end." Albert Schweitzer
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers, why not plant your own garden?
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. age 64
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others? Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave." Calvin Coolidge
"Only a life lived for others is worth living." Albert Einstein
The heart is happiest that beats for others.
"The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious." Martin Luther
"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve." Albert Schweitzer
"The smallest good deed is worth more than the most grandiose intention, so if you want to help yourself, help others. Not only will it make you feel better, being around other people who are giving of themselves keeps you connected to a larger cause." (On the Right Note, December '08 - February '09)
"There is a destiny that makes us brothers:
None goes his way alone;
All that we send into the lives of others
Comes back into our own." Markham
To get more out of life, give more of yourself.
"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it." William Osler
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Winston Churchill
"What you give you get, ten times over." Yoruba Proverb
When you give, not only do you make others feel good . . . but you feel better about yourself.
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