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10 Quotes To Remind Us Of The Importance Of Serving Others

- David Stidston

By David StidstonPublished 3 years ago 4 min read
"The desire to serve others is the highest impulse of the human heart and the rewards of such service are beyond measure." - Ganga Stone

I find it astounding how so many people live their life with the belief that the pathway to happiness, greatness, satisfaction, wealth, and success, comes via selfishness, greed, and by undermining others. That's right, a vast number of people worldwide actually believe that caring only about themselves, ignoring those less fortunate than them, refusing to help or give to others, and treating others with complete disrespect and ill consideration, is the sure way to achieving an amazing and rewarding life. It's no coincidence that the overwhelming majority who believe this, quite often find themselves living their life in complete dissatisfaction, unhappiness, bitterness, anger, and failure. They find themselves constantly chasing money and happiness, which continually eludes them. Their decisions and actions are based solely on what benefits them, as they turn their backs on others who may be in need of support, encouragement, or help. The worst part to this, is quite often it's even their own friends, family, and neighbors, to whom they decline to assist. Money is the biggest culprit, as people crave and worship it, always seeking to possess it rather than use it for the greater good of the world. Whilst life is about finding happiness, success, and fulfillment, for ourselves, we all also have an obligation to be helping our fellow man and woman. There's nothing that prevents us from striving for our goals, whilst helping and supporting others in the process. Together, being goals driven and serving others, combine for a magical combination. Those who live their lives helping others, displaying generosity and kindness, and bringing joy and support to others, are usually the most happy and satisfied people on the planet. Helping others actually helps ourselves, because the satisfaction we gain from doing so, enhances our lives. We should be living to serve others, always seeking ways to enhance their lives, encouraging them to achieve their goals, and supporting them to create success and happiness. Serving others isn't about doing what others tell you to do, living your life to be pleasing them. Serving others is about allocating your time and money to help improve the lives of others, not to be a slave to them. It's about bringing joy and happiness to their lives, whilst being there to support them, encourage them, and uplift them, to be creating a better future for themselves. Here are 10 quotes to remind us of exactly how important serving others is in life, and how we can help build a better future for, not only them, but ourselves also.

1.- "The desire to serve others is the highest impulse of the human heart and the rewards of such service are beyond measure."

- Ganga Stone

2.- "Well-being is not found in isolation, possessions, or power itself; it usually appears while serving others."

- Manuel Arango

3.- "As we lose ourselves in the service of others we discover our own lives and our own happiness."

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf

4.- "The ultimate aim of the quest must be neither release nor ecstasy for oneself, but the wisdom and the power to serve others."

- Joseph Campbell

5.- "Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others."

- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

6.- "True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost."

- Arthur Ashe

7.- "Being of service to others is what brings true happiness."

- Marie Osmond

8.- "Serving others breaks you free from the shackles of self and self-absorption that choke out the joy of living."

- James Hunter

9.- "Serve others. Put it into action by loving and serving others, and you will get past the fear of what others may think of you and dare to be grateful."

- Nina Lesowitz

10.- "Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy."

- Jim Rohn

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About the Creator

David Stidston

My name is David Stidston, and I live in the beautiful city of Hobart, in Tasmania, Australia. My aim is to inspire and motivate as many people as possible, to pursue their goals, and create a future blessed with happiness and fulfillment.

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