59 Inspirational Quotes On Community You Must Read Now

1. “The community of living is the carriage of the Lord.” ~ Proverb

2. “By prayer, community is created as well as expressed.” ~ Henri Nouwen

3. “Taking the time to build community, to get to know your people will have long-lasting benefits.” ~ Clifton Taulbert

4. “A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.” ~ A. Philip Randolph

5. “There is a community of the spirit Join it, and feel the delight of walking in the noisy street, and being the noise.” ~ Rumi

6. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou

7. “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” ~ Muhammad Ali

8. “The mark of a community is that one’s life may be lived wholly within it. One cannot live wholly within a tribe or a city. The basic criterion of community then is that all of one’s social relationships may be found within it.” ~ Basavanthappa

9. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

10. “A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals–a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.” ~ Carroll Quigley

11. “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” ~ Tom Brokaw

12. “There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.” ~ Winston Churchill

13. “We can never get a re-creation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging.” ~ Patch Adams

14. “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” ~ John F. Kennedy

15. “If we want a beloved community, we must stand for justice, have recognition for difference without attaching difference to privilege.” ~ Bell Hooks

16. “Every person is defined by the communities she belongs to.” ~ Orson Scott Card

17. “If you support the community, they will support you.” ~ Jerry Greenfield

18. “Community is like a big family.” ~ Zygmunt Bauman

19. “A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.Henrik Ibsen

20. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main” – John Donne

21. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~ Dr. Seuss

22. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” ~ John Donne

23. “Our true destiny…is a world built from the bottom up by competent citizens living in solid communities, engaged in and by their places.” ~ David W. Orr

24. “The purpose of life is not to be happy, but to matter – to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.” ~ Leo Rosten

25. “Community is gathering around a fire and listening to someone tell a story.” ~ Bill Maher

26. “A community needs a soul if it is to become a true home for human beings. You, the people must git it this soul.” ~ Pope John Paul II

27. “Our generation has the ability and the responsibility to make our ever-more connected world a more hopeful, stable and peaceful place.” ~ Natalie Portman

28. “Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” ~ Paul Ryan

29. “The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.” ~ Mark Hyman

30. “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” ~ Sherry Anderson

31. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” ~ Michelle Obama

32. “Community cannot long feed on itself, it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond: their unknown and undiscovered sisters and brothers.” ~ Howard Thurman

33. “Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.” ~ Alice Waters

34. “We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.” ~ Cicero

35. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

36. “To build community requires vigilant awareness of the work we must continually do to undermine all the socialization that leads us to behave in ways that perpetuate domination.” ~ Bell Hooks

37. “If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.” ~ Betty Reese

38. “Community is a place where the connections felt in our hearts make themselves known in the bonds between people, and where the tuggings and pullings of those bonds keep opening our hearts.” ~ Parker J. Palmer

39. “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” ~ Herman Melville

40. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

41. “The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual; the impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.” ~ William James

42. “For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.” ~ Millard Fuller

43. “I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” ~ Ani DiFranco

44. “A community that is engaged and working together can be a powerful force.” ~ Idowu Koyenikan

45. “For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.” ~ Millard Fuller

46. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” ~ Nelson Henderson

47. “No man can become rich without himself enriching others.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

48. “Any community that gets its laughs by pretending to be idiots will eventually be flooded by actual idiots who mistakenly believe that they’re in good company.” ~ Rene Descartes

49. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Anne Frank

50. “A community is easily divided when their perception of the same thing is different.” ~ Steven Biko

51. “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” ~ B. R. Ambedkar

52. “Community means people spending time together here, and I don’t think there’s really that.” ~ Marilyn Hacker

53. “Building community for its own sake is like attending a cancer support group without having cancer.” ~ Alan Hirsch

54. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

55. “Community is where humility and glory touch.” ~ Henri Nouwen

56. “There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.” ~ Idowu Koyenikan

57. “Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world where people so often either ignore or fight each other. It is a sign that we don’t need a lot of money to be happy–in fact, the opposite.” ~ Jean Vanier

58. “Community living is about having the same rights and choices as everyone else.” ~ Ari Ne’eman

59. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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