Service Learning--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Service Learning—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

75 Page Quotation Collection on Service Learning

This 75 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Service Learning. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Service Learning, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

Users may read, copy, print, and edit the quotation section of the PDF.

Sample Quotes on Service Learning:

Her little girl was late arriving home from school so the mother began to scold her daughter, but stopped and asked, ‘Why are you so late?’

‘I had to help another girl. She was in trouble,’ replied the daughter.

‘What did you do to help her?’

‘Oh, I sat down and helped her cry.’


In life it is not necessarily where you are going that counts; it’s what you leave


--Dan L. Miller

I wondered why somebody didn’t do something, then I realized that I was somebody.


My life is my message.


For of those to whom much is given, much is required.

--John F. Kennedy

Everybody can be great because anybody can serve.

--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every man is guilty of all the good he didn’t do.


He who gives when asked has waited too long.


When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless.

—John Gardner

If you’re in trouble, or hurt or need—go to the poor people. They’re the only ones that’ll help—the only ones.

—John Steinbeck

Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room.

—Christie Todd Whitman

The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.

--Mark Twain

I don’t think there’s anything exceptional or noble in being philanthropic. It’s the other attitude that confuses me.

--Paul Newman

When a blind man carries the lame man, both go forward.

--Swedish Proverb

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.

--John Fitzgerald


Do all the good you can,

By all the means you can,

In all the ways you can,

In all the places you can,

At all the times you can,

To all the people you can,

As long as ever you can.

--John Wesley

One must care about a world one will never see.

—Bertrand Russell

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