Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

The vicious count their years; virtuous, their acts.
Samuel Johnson

If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today.
– Stephan Girard

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
– Nicholas Berdyaev

No joy can equal the joy of serving others.
– Sai Baba

Find a need and fill it.
– Ruth Stafford Peale

Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau

Being a man or a woman is a matter of birth. Being a man or a woman who makes a difference is a matter of choice.
– Byron Garrett

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Buddha

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
– Horace Mann

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
– Albert Pike

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.
– Norman B. Rice

Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.
Mother Teresa

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do little — do what you can.

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

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