If you’re in the luckiest 1% of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99%.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
This life is short, the vanities of the world are transient, but they alone live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive.
If you want to feel good, you have to go out and do some good.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
Poverty is not made by God, it is created by you and me when we don’t share what we have.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?”
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
A little less fight and a little more spark, close your mouth and open your heart.
An open heart is an open mind.
The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.