Service Quotes

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mahatma Gandhi

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Muhammad Ali

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

I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
Queen Elizabeth II

Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Woodrow Wilson

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
Billy Graham

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
Douglas Adams

The end of all knowledge should be service to others.
Cesar Chavez

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
William Lyon Phelps

Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.
Kallam Anji Reddy

No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.
Christopher Columbus

Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.
Margaret Chase Smith

Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. Their needs and wants impact every aspect of your business, from product development to content marketing to sales to customer service.
John Rampton

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.
Dorothy Height

The highest of distinctions is service to others.
King George VI

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
John Burroughs

Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
Jim Rohn

Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.
Og Mandino

Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don’t give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.
Ben Shapiro

Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is not fitting, when one is in God’s service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
Francis of Assisi

The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
Sun Tzu

Being of service to others is what brings true happiness.
Marie Osmond

I think there’s no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people’s lives and improve the world.
Jack Lew

Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.
W. Edwards Deming

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.
Peter Drucker

If you’re entering anything where there’s an existing marketplace, against large, entrenched competitors, then your product or service needs to be much better than theirs. It can’t be a little bit better, because then you put yourself in the shoes of the consumer… you’re always going to buy the trusted brand unless there’s a big difference.
Elon Musk

The easiest way to stop piracy is not by putting antipiracy technology to work. It’s by giving those people a service that’s better than what they’re receiving from the pirates.
Gabe Newell

The Church is not an automobile showroom – a place to put ourselves on display so that others can admire our spirituality, capacity, or prosperity. It is more like a service center, where vehicles in need of repair come for maintenance and rehabilitation.
Dieter F. Uchtdorf

It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.
George Washington Carver

Our own self-realization is the greatest service we can render the world.
Ramana Maharshi

When we talk about ‘smart transportation,’ it is more than moving cargo from A to B. Digitization within transport and logistics means seamless service to our customers, visibility in the supply chain, and driving a more efficient business.
Soren Skou

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman

The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.
Jeff Bezos

If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
Isaac Newton

Power always thinks… that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all his laws.
John Adams

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
Edmund Burke

I’ve been so blessed to be part of a family that has dedicated its life to public service.
Jeb Bush

I think lawyers who engage in pro bono service to protect those who cannot help themselves are truly the heroes and the heroines of the legal profession.
Janet Reno

Room service? Send up a larger room.
Groucho Marx

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.
Anatole Broyard

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
James Cash Penney

Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
Marcus Aurelius

How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?
Vincent Van Gogh

Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
Leo Tolstoy

Public service is about serving all the people, including the ones who are not like you.
Constance Wu

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
Dan Lipinski

Passion helps you in protecting the community, and public service will follow it. That has been my career. It is the passion that drives me to do what I do every day.
Catherine Cortez-Masto

When your dreams include service to others – accomplishing something that contributes to others – it also accelerates the accomplishment of that goal. People want to be part of something that contributes and makes a difference.
Jack Canfield

When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that.
Nick Saban

It is not the soul alone that should be healthy; if the mind is healthy in a healthy body, all will be healthy and much better prepared to give God greater service.
Saint Ignatius

Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. The iMac is not just the color or translucence or the shape of the shell. The essence of the iMac is to be the finest possible consumer computer in which each element plays together.
Steve Jobs

Leadership is service to others.
Denise Morrison

The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
Lech Walesa

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
Fulton J. Sheen

It only stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.
Ayn Rand

Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.
Adlai Stevenson I

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives. Mastery: the desire to get better and better at something that matters. Purpose: the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves. These are the building blocks of an entirely new operating system for our businesses.
Daniel H. Pink

Enjoy your time in public service. It may well be one of the most interesting and challenging times of your life.
Donald Rumsfeld

A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
Henry Ford

If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
Ida B. Wells

Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.
Shirley Chisholm

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
Indira Gandhi

Stopping bad things is a significant public service.
Ted Cruz

Quality, service, cleanliness, and value.
Cavett Robert

With Bitcoin, every transaction is publicly verified, so many risks are eliminated, including chargeback fraud or ‘friendly fraud.’ This is when a customer purchases something online with a credit card; waits to receive the goods or service, then requests a chargeback refund. The bank then forcibly takes the funds out of the merchant’s account.
Perianne Boring

Being a patriot doesn’t mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don’t have to be foreign countries.
Edward Snowden

We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
Earl Nightingale

The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
Albert Einstein

When you have a sense of calling, whether it’s to be a musician, soloist, artist, in one of the technical fields, or a plumber, there is something deep and enriching when you realize it isn’t just a casual choice, it’s a divine calling. It’s not limited to vocational Christian service by any means.
Charles R. Swindoll

You need an attitude of service. You’re not just serving yourself. You help others to grow up and you grow with them.
David Green

Customer service is just a day-in, day-out, ongoing, never-ending, unremitting, persevering, compassionate type of activity.
Leon Gorman

The most important thing you can do is make the distinction between customer service and guest hospitality. You need both things to thrive, but they are completely different.
Danny Meyer

When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.
Audre Lorde

I can assure you, public service is a stimulating, proud and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully.
Lee H. Hamilton

When you are in the public eye, in the name of public service, you have to understand that the more people know about you, and the more people say they want to support you, the more you have to work even harder to uphold that trust.
Nicole Seah

Citizenship consists in the service of the country.
Jawaharlal Nehru

It is always easier to requite an injury than a service: gratitude is a burden, but revenge is found to pay.
Tacitus

You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I’ve never detected any conflict between God’s will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
Jimmy Carter

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
John F. Kerry

If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Abigail Adams

Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.
George Washington

There’s a truth about public service that is often unspoken and rarely understood – that the role of our elected officials is about much more than balancing budgets and ensuring the delivery of essential services.
J. B. Pritzker

I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.
Susan B. Anthony

Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. That’s what life’s all about.
Andrew Shue

I think journalism is a great way to do public service, to have an impact on your community.
Bob Schieffer

Some of our finest work comes through service to others.
Gordon B. Hinckley

All four elements were happening in equal measure – the cuisine, the wine, the service, and the overall ambience. It taught me that dining could happen at a spiritual level.
Charlie Trotter

When one loves one’s Art no service seems too hard.
O. Henry

Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it’s profitable.
James Rouse

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

Through devotion, your family cares become more peaceful, mutual love between husband and wife becomes more sincere, the service we owe to the prince more faithful, and our work, no matter what it is, becomes more pleasant and agreeable.
Saint Francis de Sales

I want a president with a record of public service, someone whose life’s work shows our children that we don’t chase fame and fortune for ourselves: we fight to give everyone a chance to succeed.
Michelle Obama

My military service is the thing I’m most proud of, but when I think of everything happening in the Middle East, I can’t help but tell myself I wish we would have achieved some sort of lasting victory. No one touched that subject before Trump, especially not in the Republican Party.
J. D. Vance

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
Mary McLeod Bethune

Clients don’t expect perfection from the service providers they hire, but they do expect honesty and transparency. There is no better way to demonstrate this than by acknowledging when a mistake has been made and humbly apologizing for it.
Patrick Lencioni

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Our mission is to connect every person in the world. You don’t do that by having a service people pay for.
Mark Zuckerberg

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.
Charles Darwin

What brings you closer to God is being in service to others. I think any religion or spiritual way of life will indicate that service to others will lead to a connection with a higher power.
Steve-O

This is an elegant hotel! Room service has an unlisted number.
Henny Youngman

The enemies cannot destroy the king who has at his service the respect and friendship of the wise men who can find fault, disagree, and correct him.
Thiruvalluvar

Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.
Nina Hagen

Eating is one of the great beauties in life. One of my favorite recreations… eating with friends, the service, the ambience.
LeRoy Neiman

I think that’s where the world is going. People will not own cars; they’ll have a service that takes them where they want to go, when they want to go there. And that’s what Uber is.
Travis Kalanick

Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
Pete Hegseth

I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his ‘divine service.’
Friedrich Nietzsche

Whether it’s the grind of the day to day, or a crisis, we all need to work together because that’s what great public service is all about.
Charlie Baker

I learned that public service is a privilege that must be based on moral foundations.
Shimon Peres

The task for sociology is to come to the help of the individual. We have to be in service of freedom. It is something we have lost sight of.
Zygmunt Bauman

The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.
Ronald Reagan

God spoke to me and called me to His Service. What form this service was to take the voice did not say.
Florence Nightingale

A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed.
John F. Kennedy

Service is the key to everything in life.
Russell Simmons

Human life has meaning only to that degree and as long as it is lived in the service of humanity.
Wole Soyinka

I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
Napoleon Hill

Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
Robert Collier

I feel that public service is so important and giving back, being a role model and helping people in need is something that I would love to do.
Myron Rolle

We dragged the National Health Service from the depths of degradation. I’ve got a United Nations heart bypass to prove it and it was done by a Syrian cardiologist, a Malaysian surgeon, a Dutch doctor and a Nigerian registrar.
Dennis Skinner

I realised that you can never legislate away from piracy. Laws can definitely help, but it doesn’t take away the problem. The only way to solve the problem was to create a service that was better than piracy and at the same time compensates the music industry – that gave us Spotify.
Daniel Ek

To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind – this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
Henry Van Dyke

Service to others seems the only intelligent choice for the use of wealth.
Manoj Bhargava

In this age, I don’t care how tactically or operationally brilliant you are: if you cannot create harmony – even vicious harmony – on the battlefield based on trust across service lines, across coalition and national lines, and across civilian/military lines, you need to go home, because your leadership is obsolete.
Jim Mattis

The mission of the Secret Service (to keep the president of the United States safe and secure) is, by its very nature, pivotal to the proper functioning of the country, and any failure to accomplish this mission has the potential to cause an immediate international crisis.
Dan Bongino

Deep-learning will transform every single industry. Healthcare and transportation will be transformed by deep-learning. I want to live in an AI-powered society. When anyone goes to see a doctor, I want AI to help that doctor provide higher quality and lower cost medical service. I want every five-year-old to have a personalised tutor.
Andrew Ng

I’ve spent quality time in the aerospace community, with my service on two presidential commissions, but at heart, I’m an academic. Being an academic means I don’t wield power over person, place or thing. I don’t command armies; I don’t lead labor unions. All I have is the power of thought.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Every man, every woman who has to take up the service of government, must ask themselves two questions: ‘Do I love my people in order to serve them better? Am I humble and do I listen to everybody, to diverse opinions in order to choose the best path?’ If you don’t ask those questions, your governance will not be good.
Pope Francis

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