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Empowerment Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Empowerment.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

For it is in giving that we receive.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your greatest gift to others is to be happy
and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

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 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

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

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

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

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

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

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

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

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
- Henry Drummond

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

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

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

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen


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