Volunteer Appreciation Quotes

I am a book reviewer. I write for a glossy magazine called ‘SCI FI.’ The money is not life-changing, but it’s a low-stress gig. Publishers send me their books. More than I could possibly read. I pick a few and write about them, put a very few others on the shelf, to be perused at my leisure, someday.

– Adam-Troy Castro

Live theater provides a rush you can’t get in film or television. But it is the TV and film work that offers the leisure to go off and do a play.

– Raymond Cruz

I’m a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won’t.

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

– David Mallet

The thrill of performing – that’s something that hasn’t changed for me. That simultaneous joy of creating something and sharing it with an audience – it’s the same now as it was then, when it was just my cousins’ birthday party.

– Steve Buscemi

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.

– Alexis de Tocqueville

“The battle you are going through is not fueled by the words or actions of others; it is fueled by the mind that gives it importance.”

– Shannon L. Alder

The greatest gift I ever had came from God; I call him Dad!

– ANONYMOUS

Charm is a product of the unexpected.

– Jose Marti

“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”
– Michelangelo

Art

“Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment.”

? William Shakespeare

Absence from those we love is self a deadly  banishment

If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is tied up with mine, then let us work together.
– Lill Watson

You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.
– Seth Parker

The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.
– DeAnn Hollis

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 Theresa

Being a man or a woman is a matter of birth. Being a man or a woman who makes a difference is a matter of choice.
– Byron Garrett

God and angels don’t get paid even though theirs is some of the most important work around. Ditto for volunteers.
– Cherishe Archer

It is one of the beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely help another without helping himself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
– G.K. Chesterton

Some people see things as they are and say ‘why’, I look at things that never were and say ‘why not’.
– Robert F. Kennedy