Quick Quotes are short quotations from Paul Harris or other notable Rotarians. Most are a single sentence, and all are no more than a short paragraph. They fit nicely into the format of almost any newsletter/bulletin.
Sheldon’s Slogan: He profits most who serves best. “This
slogan was adopted at the second Rotary Convention. It was part of the
platform that was submitted by the Rotary Club of Seattle.”
“What a pity it would be,
for instance, if the colorful lives of the various European nations were
blended into one. Where then, could be found the fascination of
“Who would be interested in
a garden containing flowers of one species or one color only? Variety
has been truly said to be the spice of life. Sameness is monotonous,
“Rotary brings men [and now
women too] differing in social status, religious beliefs and nationality
together in order that they may more intelligible to each other and
therefore more sympathetic and friendly.”
he who has once given himself to dreaming is not easily satisfied."
preceded the written word. After service had been rendered in manifold
forms, the word “Service” with all its varied meanings and
implications, was written in the Rotary plan."
clubs had become service clubs, not in name only but in fact also. They
turned their hands to any and all community undertakings in need of
their services with such alacrity that their more philosophical brothers
rose up in alarm lest their own pet theories be swept from the boards