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Three Line Tales: Quotes – Service: Helping Others #quotes #amwriting #3LineTales


Thank you to Sonya of Only 100 Words for hosting #3Linetales. 

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Credit: Mike Wilson

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This could be a seedy hotel sign. This could be a sign at a gas station. The word “service” could and can mean a lot of things, some good and some not so good. But since it is Thanksgiving here in Canada this weekend I thought, the meaning of “Service” should be to help others and be thankful for what we have. As such, these notable quotes from Goodreads reflect these values: 

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1. “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” – Barrak Obama

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2. “At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done; we will be judged by “I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.” – Mother Teresa

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  3. ” I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other; not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand; I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.” – Charles de Lint

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22 thoughts on “Three Line Tales: Quotes – Service: Helping Others #quotes #amwriting #3LineTales”

  1. Great quotes – I particularly like Charles de Lint. It’s an attitude sadly lacking these days, especially in UK politics, where we’re encouraged to think of the struggling, those less able or those here to make a better life for themselves as scrounging, as unworthy of empathy, as less than ourselves.
    Great sentiments we should all remember

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