God’s dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.
— Desmond Tutu
It is the peculiar boast of our country, that her happiness is alone dependent on the collective wisdom and virtue of her citizens, and rests not on the exertions of any individual.
— George Washington
We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.
— Cicero
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
— Kurt Vonnegut
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
— Buddha
When a person responds to the joys and sorrows of others as if they were his own, he has attained the highest state of spiritual union.
— The Bhagavad Gita
He that gives should never remember, he that receives should never forget.
— The Talmud
Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.
— Philippians 2:4
And you shall love your neighbor as yourself.
— Matthew 22:39
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
— Gandhi
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
— Mother Teresa
Give, even if you only have a little.
— Buddha
Strive constantly to serve the welfare of the world; by devotion to selfless work one attains the supreme goal of life. Do your work with the welfare of others always in mind.
— The Bhagavad Gita
Without selfless service are no objectives fulfilled; In service lies the purest action.
— Adi Granth, Maru, M.1, p. 992
The man of perfect virtue, wishing to be established himself, seeks also to establish others; wishing to be enlarged himself, he seeks also to enlarge others.
— Analects 6.28.2
A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return.
— The Bhagavad Gita
If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.
— Buddha
The best of men are those who are useful to others.
— Hadith of Bukhari
And you shall love your neighbor as yourself.
— Matthew 22:39
He who prays for his fellowman, while he himself has the same need, will be answered first.
— The Talmud, Baba Kamma 92a