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Empowerment Quotes

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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

Related topics: Inspirational

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

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

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

 

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

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

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
- Mother Teresa

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

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

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.
- Winston Churchill

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

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

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

To know even one life has
breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer


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