20 More Great Quotes to Inspire Your Volunteer Leaders

Great quotes can make an impact in people's lives. Here are 20 more great quotes you can share with your volunteers to inspire and equip them.

"Sometimes a child just needs a hug instead of a lecture."

"Excellence is the whisper that comes from the small things done well."  -Dale Hudson

"You are NOT a babysitter.  You are an influencer who makes a difference in people's lives."

"Children make your life important." - Irma Bombeck

"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.”  - John F. Kennedy

“A child needs your love most when they deserve it least.”  -Erma Bombeck

“Children need models rather than critics.”                -Joseph Joubert

“Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.”  -Zig Ziglar

“The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.”  -Pablo Casals

“History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.”  -Nelson Mandela

"A person is a person...no matter how small." -Dr. Suess

"The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith." -Billy Graham

"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world." - Malala Yousafzai

"Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history."  - Ray Merritt 

"Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children."  -Diana, Prince of Walls

"Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them."  -Lady Bird Johnson

"Every child you encounter is a divine appointment."

"Never...never...never...never quit or give up on a child."  -Dale Hudson

"Adults follow paths. Children explore.” – Neil Gaiman

 “A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.”          – Francois Rabelais

You can use these in emails, social media posts, text messages and newsletters to inspire and encourage your volunteers."  Every volunteer has times when they need some encouragement.  Bring in some of these quotes to remind them of the impact they are making."