15 Social Responsibility Quotes to Share with Kids

Quotes to Inspire Social Responsibility from StorytimeStandouts.com

Introducing a selection of social responsibility quotes…We hope you will use these social responsibility quotes in your classroom or writing and that they will inspire children to make a difference in their world.


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Our greatness has always come from people who expect nothing and take nothing for granted – folks who work hard for what they have, then reach back and help others after them.Michelle Obama

On this page we have included cover art from several books used in our Supporting Social Responsibility with Great Read Alouds workshop. For details about the picture books, please “click” on the cover art.

For further information about workshops, please refer to the workshop page. For picture books to support social responsibility, please clcik on this link to Picture Books that Support Social Responsibility themes.

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.Dalai Lama

image of the cover art for Because of You

Act as if what you do makes a different. It does. William James


Ants are good citizens: they place group interests first. Clarence Day



Be the change that you want to see in the world.Mohandas Gandhi


Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.Albert Schweitzer



The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.Terri Guillemets






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



Make it a point to do something every day that you don’t want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty with out pain.Mark Twain


I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? Mother Teresa



The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.Helen Keller


We need to help younger people recognize their own capacity to do good, and help them discover the rewards of generosity. Bill Clinton



image of cover art for Zero

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. Robert Frost

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.Marie Curie

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.Audrey Hepburn


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