Volunteer Appreciation Quotes

Here are some volunteer appreciation quotes to that can help offer both inspiration and recognition to the good folks who volunteer their time and effort to help others.

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. ~ The Dalai Lama

“Making a contribution to others enhances the length of our own lives, our immune functions, our mental health and our spiritual well being.” ~ Douglas Lawson in his book Giving to Live

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“An analysis of volumes of previous research on the subject shows a strong consensus that volunteering contributes to happiness by decreasing boredom and creating an increased sense of purpose in life. Volunteers, on average, are twice as likely to feel happy with themselves as non-volunteers.” ~ David Niven, Ph.D.

“Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.” ~ Robert F. Kennedy

“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.” ~ Flora Edwards

“Even if it is a little thing, do something for those who have need of help.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

“Make all decisions based upon the person you would like to become.” ~ Dr. Paul Homoly

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Love life, engage in it, give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion, because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.” ~ Maya Angelou

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ St. Augustine

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness…” ~ Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad

“Purpose is to stop thinking about yourself and start thinking about others.” ~ Rolland E. Hoffman

“Until you do what you believe in, you don’t know whether you believe it or not.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

“What would you do if you were not afraid?” ~ Spencer S. Johnson

“To the world you may only be one person, but to one person, you may be the whole world.” ~ Mark Nolan

“Remember: the light at the end of the tunnel may be you.” ~ Steven Tyler