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Kimberly Crenshaw Quotes and Sayings

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The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community.
- Kimberly Crenshaw

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The price of self-empowerment is what I call it.
Somebody who thinks outside the box.
- Andrew McCarthy

What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit
not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?
- Desmond Tutu

 

Power can be taken, but not given.
The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
- Gloria Steinem

When Nike says, just do it, that's a message of empowerment.
Why aren't the rest of us speaking to young people
in a voice of inspiration?
- Naomi Klein

Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work,
since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups,
not from large, structured efforts.
- Tim O'Reilly

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Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.
- Barbara Jordan

I want to reach young women and to get them involved
in the mission of the YWCA,
economic empowerment of women and girls,
and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

Be of service.
Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker,
or you make time every month to do volunteer work,
there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of
empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
- Gillian Anderson

Being a mother gives you an incredible feeling of empowerment,
you think if I can go through such pain and that level
of sleep and still operate and not be grumpy you can do anything.
It can be quite scary, you can't function your brain,
forget your vocabulary.
- Anna Friel

My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO
is that this is really a decision of the YWCA.
They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate
on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

Compassion is the ultimate value in life.
Service is the ultimate action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Judgment and weariness are foes to service and generosity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In service, there is clarity and compassion.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's most persistent and urgent question is,
'What are you doing for others?'
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

It all comes to this:
the simplest way to be happy is to do good.
- Helen Keller

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

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

The brightest stars are those who
shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
- Horace Traubel

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

When you make a world tolerable for yourself,
you make a world tolerable for others.
- Anais Nin

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim


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