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.

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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