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Friday, February 28, 2014

Service, Ministry, Caring Quotes

  • God does not ask about your ability or your inability, but about your availability.
  • Good service leads to multiple sales. If you take good care of your customers, they will open doors you could never open by yourself. -- Jim Rohn
  • If things are not going well with you, begin your effort at correcting the situation by carefully examining the service you are rendering, and especially the spirit in which you are rendering it. -- Roger Babson
  • If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.
  • If you make a sale, you can make a living. If you make an investment of time and good service in a customer, you can make a fortune. -- Jim Rohn
  • Know how to serve in terms of the customer. They don't care what your situation is -- they only care about their situation, their problem. Are you serving them in terms of them or you? -- Jeffrey Gitomer
  • Make your career a life of service to others and all the good things you desire will come to you. -- Tom Hopkins
  • Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have. Margaret Mead
  • Never criticize, condemn or complain in a conversation with a customer or prospect. -- Brian Tracy
  • The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident. -- Charles Lamb
  • The only certain means is to render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be. -- Og Mandino
  • The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it of their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting it can refuse it without guilt.      -- Walter Scott
  • The word ‘Policy’ should be banned from being spoken to any customer. Ever. -- Jeffrey Gitomer
  • There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.  -- John Andrew Holmes
  • There lies within most of us an innate quality that compels us to give of ourselves for the good of mankind. -- Clyde G. Kissinger 
  • To expect a life of ease, comfort, and untarnished happiness is to misunderstand the purpose of our existence on earth. -- Carole Mayhall
  • To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity. -- Donald A. Adams (Rotarian and business leader)
  • Whatever your job title, you are in the business of customer satisfaction. Who is your customer? -- Brian Tracy
  • When God measures men He puts the tape around the heart -- not the head!
  • When you make them mad, it's twelve-to-one they'll leave or be leery. It takes 12 positive impressions to overcome one negative one. What do you do to recover from an angry customer? -- Jeffrey Gitomer
  • Your customer is anyone who depends on you, or who you depend on for success. -- Brian Tracy
  • All service ranks the same with God. ROBERT BROWNING (1812–1889)
  • Give others a piece of your heart, not a piece of your mind.
  • Have thy tools ready; God will find thee work. CHARLES KINGSLEY (1819–1875)
  • He profits most who serves best.—Motto for Rotary International A. F. SHELDON
  • He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it. DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265–1321)
  • He who serves God has a good master. TORRIANO (C. 1666)
  • If you wish to be a leader you will be frustrated, for very few people wish to be led. If you aim to be a servant, you will never be frustrated. FRANK F. WARREN
  • In God's family there is to be one great body of people: servants. In fact, that's the way to the top in his kingdom. CHARLES R. SWINDOLL (1934– )
  • Life is a lot like tennis—the one who can serve best seldom loses.
  • Make yourself necessary to somebody. RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803–1882)
  • Service is the rent you pay for room on this planet. Shirley Chisholm
  • The average church member would do well to look in his concordance and see how many columns it takes to list all the “serve,” “servant,” and “service” references. VANCE HAVNER
  • The princes among us are those who forget themselves and serve mankind. WOODROW WILSON (1856–1924)
  • Ultimately, it is through serving others that we become fully human. Marsha Sinetar
  • When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless. JOHN W. GARDNER (1912– )
  • When you find a hurt and heal it, you find a need and fill it. ROBERT HAROLD SCHULLER (1926– )
  • You must live with people to know their problems and live with God in order to solve them. P. T. FORSYTH (1848–1921)
  • After the verb "to Love", "to Help" is the most beautiful verb in the world. Bertha von Suttner 
  • Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day. Booker T. Washington
  • I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do. Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer
  • The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer up somebody else. Mark Twain
  • You have two hands. One to help yourself, the second to help others.
  • And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.      -- John F. Kennedy
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