99+ Community Quotes To Build Your Relationship

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The term “community” can refer to a group of people who share a common interest, identity, location, or goal. Communities can exist on different levels, from a small group of neighbors in a local area to a global community of individuals who share a common interest or cause.

In a social context, communities can be a source of support, social interaction, and shared cultural values. They can also provide opportunities for collaboration, learning, and personal growth. Some examples of communities include online communities, religious communities, cultural communities, academic communities, and professional communities.

Building and maintaining strong communities often involves active participation, communication, and collaboration. This can involve shared decision-making, mutual support, and a commitment to the common good. Creating a sense of belonging and inclusivity is also an important aspect of building strong communities.

Community Quotes

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

2. “The more people that meet each other, the better it is for all of them.”
– Fletcher Pratt

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

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

5. “A community is alive when it is poor and its members feel they have to work together and remain united, if only to ensure that they can all eat tomorrow!”
– Jean Vanier

6. “Community is not an ideal; it is people. It is you and I. In community we are called to love people just as they are with their wounds and their gifts, not as we want them to be.”
– Jean Vanier

7. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”
– Mother Teresa

8. “On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.”
– Adlai E. Stevenson

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

10. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”
– Mother Teresa

11. “They call this a community I like to think of it as home.”
– Pet Shop Boys

12. “Every nation is destined, by the law of God and humanity, to form a free and equal community of brothers.”
– Giuseppe Mazzini

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

14. “Spread love everywhere you go.”
– Mother Teresa

15. “We are not called by God to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things with extraordinary love.”
– Jean Vanier

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

17. “I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.”
– Harper Lee

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

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

20. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”
– Oscar Wilde

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

22. “Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle.”
– Larry Harvey

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

24. “You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.”
– Seth Parker

25. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”
– William Shakespeare

26. “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

27. “Even if you just change one life, you’ve changed the world forever.”
– Mike Satterfield

28. “Community is universal love.”
– H. Marsh

29. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
– Henry Ford

30. “With all things and in all things, we are relatives.”
– Sioux proverb

31. “We should all exercise our gift to build community.”
– Jean Vanier

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

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

34. “We cannot live only for ourselves.”
– Herman Melville

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

36. “We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.”
– Dorothy Day

37. “Every human has something to offer this world; the question is will we create a society that can see everyone’s worth?”
– Michael T. Coe

38. “I wonder how many people don’t get the one they want, but end up with the one they’re supposed to be with.”
– Fannie Flagg

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

40. “Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.”
– Jacqueline Woodson

41. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
– Winston Churchill

42. “While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.”
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr

43. “Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.”
– Rollo May

44. “That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.”
– Deb Caletti

45. “The real existing community is a besieged fortress defending itself against the outside world.”
– Gerard Delanty

46. “No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity.”
– Hugo Chavez

47. “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.”
– George Bernard Shaw

48. “A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals.”
– Carroll Quigley

49. “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.”
– Kurt Vonnegut

50. “It is nice to be important, but more important to be nice.”
– Walter Winchell

Community Quotes

51. “As long as you hate, there will be people to hate.”
– George Harrison

52. “Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?”
– Desmond Tutu

53. “In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem.”
– J. A. Dever

54. “The trouble with too many people is they believe the realm of truth always lies within their vision.”
– Abraham Lincoln

55. “Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world…”
– Jinato Hu

56. “It is good people who make good places.”
– Anna Sewell, ‘Black Beauty’

57. “As the world community develops in peace, it will open up great untapped reservoirs in human nature.”
– Emily Greene Balch

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

59. “Not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a realm beyond words.”
– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

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

62. “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.”
– Coretta Scott King

63. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

64. “There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.”
– Margaret J. Wheatley

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

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

67. “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
– Mark Twain

68. “In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.”
– Marianne Williamson

69. “No man can become rich without himself enriching others.”
– Andrew Carnegie

70. “The golden way is to be friends with the world and to regard the whole human family as one.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

71. “He who wishes to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.”
– Confucius

72. “Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.”
– Helen Keller

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

74. “The village is coming back, like it or not.”
– David Brin, ‘Tomorrow Happens’

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

76. “Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.”
– Marcus Aurelius

77. “If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.”
– Robert Frost

78. “Make a bed for the children of other people in the place where your own children sleep.”
– Moroccan folk saying

79. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
– Albert Einstein

80. “Educate a girl, and you educate a community.”
– Adelaide Hoodless

81. “When we’re connected to others, we become better people.”
– Randy Pausch, ‘The Last Lecture’

82. “It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual.”
– Jeremy Bentham

83. “When the people who support and are a part of your community, the community you have… that’s where all the best business happens.”
– Chris Brogan

84. “I’m a reflection of the community.”
– Tupac Shakur

85. “A community needs a soul if it is to become a true home for human beings.”
– Pope John Paul II

86. “We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.”
– Hillary Clinton

87. “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.”
– Anthony D’Angelo

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

89. “I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”
– Maya Angelou

90. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands – one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
– Audrey Hepburn

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

92. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”
– Margaret Mead

93. “Dream higher than those individualistic goals”
– Zakir Malik, ‘The Wail Of The Woods’

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

95. “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the heart.”
– Elizabeth Andrew

96. “The purpose of life is not to be happy, but….to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.”
– Leo Rosten

97. “Every person can make a difference, and every person should try.”
– John F. Kennedy

98. “There is no better exercise for your heart than reaching down and helping to lift someone up.”
– Bernard Meltzer

99. “Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”
– Brian Tracy

100. “If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.”
– Buddha