50 Best Devoted to You Quotes to Inspire You to be Devoted to Something Greater than Yourself

Devoted to you quotes: Men are not judged by their appearance. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Somewhere inside of us all exists a ‘better’ person; someone more patient, compassionate and kind. 

I’ve personally found that the people who are the happiest and most fulfilled on this planet are those who devote themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self interest.

Greatest happiness lies in doing something for others. An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

To help you figure out what it might be, I’ve put together this list of inspiring quotes about devotion to others and devotion to your craft that you can keep with you throughout your day as reminders of what you want to achieve in life. Maybe these will also inspire you to devote yourself to something bigger than yourself!

Devoted to You Quotes

If you are devoted to something greater than yourself, your personal happiness will come easier and last longer. Here are eight quotes that will inspire you to be devoted to something greater than yourself, so that you can truly find happiness in life and reach your full potential as a human being.

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. – Oscar Wilde

Even the impossible becomes possible through devotion. — Sarada Devi

Life is a seducer, it seeks to get our attention and devotion. — Lolly Daskal

Devoted to You Quotes

There are times when you devote yourself to a higher cause than personal safety. — John Glenn

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal. — Abdul Kalam

The full ashtanga system practiced with devotion leads to freedom within one’s heart. — K. Pattabhi Jois

Your devotion to God is illustrated, demonstrated, and authenticated by your love for others. — Andy Stanley

We have a need for enchantment that is as deep and devoted as our need for food and water. – Derrick Jensen

People think I’m disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference. — Luciano Pavarotti

In a man devoted to knowledge, pity seems almost ridiculous, like delicate hands on a cyclops. – Friedrich Nietzsche

If we are truly devoted to doing God’s will, pain and pleasure won’t make any difference to us. – Brother Lawrence

With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible. — Mary Mcleod Bethune

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. — Frank Lloyd Wright

Anger, resentment, envy, and self-pity are wasteful reactions. They greatly drain one’s time. They sap energy better devoted to productive endeavors. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Devoted to You Quotes!

True karate is this: that in daily life one’s mind and body be trained and developed in a spirit of humility, and that in critical times, one be devoted utterly to the cause of justice. — Gichin Funakoshi. Devoted to You Quotes!

A Mother’s love is something that no one can explain. It is made of deep devotion and of sacrifice and pain, It is endless and unselfish and enduring come what may For nothing can destroy it or take that love away — Helen Steiner Rice. Devoted to You Quotes!

Many of us are missing something in life because we are after the second best, I put before you what I have found to be the best – one who is worthy of all our devotion – Jesus Christ. He is the Savior for the young and the old. Lord, here I am. — Eric Liddell

With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned from my commission in the Army. — Robert E. Lee

I Am Devoted to You Quotes

Of all devils let loose in the world there is no devil like devoted love. – Dorothy L. Sayers

Here, before God, in the presence of these witnesses, from this time, I consecrate my life to the destruction of slavery! — John Brown

Devotion (Bhakti) includes Sentimental Devotion (Bhav Bhakti) and Devotion through action (Kruti Bhakti). — Pandurang Shastri Athavale

A life totally devoted to God is of more value to Him than one hundred lives which have been simply awakened by His Spirit. – Oswald Chambers

Of all the branches of men in the forces, there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners. — Winston Churchill

I have always had that inner drive, since my birth. And I have always devoted myself gladly to work – to work and to the struggle. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


When a couple of young people strongly devoted to each other commence to eat onions, it is safe to pronounce them engaged. – James Montgomery Bailey

Constant practice devoted to one subject often outdoes both intelligence and skill. – Assiduus usus uni rei deditus et ingenium et artem saepe vincit – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise, and the weather shall be little regarded. If the body is feeble, the mind will not be strong. – Thomas Jefferson

There is no greater satisfaction for a just and well-meaning person than the knowledge that he has devoted his best energies to the service of the good cause. – Albert Einstein

See to whom Jesus is drawing near, three kinds of people: to those who make peace with him, to those who are devoted to God, and to those who are kind to their neighbors. – Thomas Aquinas

Devotion does not only mean Chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence. — Pandurang Shastri Athavale

As a volunteer, you assign yourself specific roles and risks according to your judgment of their brilliance and importance, and you see when life itself may be justifiably devoted to them. – Michel de Montaigne

I will tell you what rule I observed when I was young, and too addicted to childish diversions-never to spend more time in mere recreation in one day than I spent in private religious devotions. — Susanna Wesley

Love the earth and sun and animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for the stupid and crazy, Devote your income and labor to others… And your very flesh shall be a great poem. — Walt Whitman

Every hand and every hour should be devoted to rescue the world from its insanity of guilt, and to assuage the pangs of human hearts with balm and anodyne. To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike. – Horace Mann

I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else – I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations. — Elizabeth II

Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest. – Charles Dickens

The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church. — Edith Stein

It was a long, hard, bumpy road, but this great country kept me inspired by its beauty, character, and spirit, driving me to keep marching on and devoted to singing about its people and places that make Canada the greatest country in the world. – Stompin’ Tom Connors

So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men. — Voltaire

..The final secret is that there is no secret. Devote yourself to your leader. Work hard. Be grateful. Act boldly. Some may deride such suggestions as commonplace, and they’d be right: They are common. But to see them successfully enacted in this world is rare indeed. — Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Imagine a culture in which everything is geared toward helping all individuals become the best human beings they can be; in which individuals are driven to devote their lives to becoming enlightened by the natural flood of compassion for others that arises from their wisdom. – Robert Thurman

To keep me from sin and straying from Him, God has used devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. My life vows destined to be spent in the light irradiating from the tabernacle, and it is to the Heart of Jesus that I dare go for the solution of all my problems. — Pope John XXIII

I respect Donald Trump’s children. His children are incredibly able and devoted, and I think that says a lot about Donald. I don’t agree with nearly anything else he says or does, but I do respect that. And I think that is something that as a mother and a grandmother is very important to me. – Hillary Clinton

Jesus isn’t coming to a church that’s gritting her teeth, struggling to stay free from sin, secretly wishing she could indulge in a little immorality but abstaining because of being afraid of getting caught. No, Jesus is coming to a church passionately and utterly devoted to Him-one that is free on the inside. – Mike Bickle. Devoted to You Quotes!

And, moreover, when it happens that both are sincere and good, nothing will mix and amalgamate more easily than an old priest and an old soldier. In reality, they are the same kind of man. One has devoted himself to country upon earth, the other to his country in heaven; there is no other difference. – Victor Hugo. Devoted to You Quotes!

There is, for instance, only one page at the beginning of Runciman’s three-volume History of the Crusades describing how the participants decided to begin four hundred years of wars, and then several thousand pages devoted to the routes, battles and other events which make up the “history” of the Crusades. – Lloyd DeMause. Devoted to You Quotes!

Do not let yourself be bothered by the inconsequential. One has only so much time in this world, so devote it to the work and the people most important to you, to those you love and things that matter. One can waste half a lifetime with people one doesn’t really like, or doing things when one would be better off somewhere else. — Louis L’Amour. Devoted to You Quotes!

And I want women to be modest in their appearance. They should wear decent and appropriate clothing and not draw attention to themselves by the way they fix their hair or by wearing gold or pearls or expensive clothes. Women who claim to be devoted to God should make themselves attractive by the good things they do. — Paul the Apostle. Devoted to You Quotes!

I think oversight is great, and I think oversight ought to be devoted almost entirely to the question is this being done at the market, you know. In other words, you want to make sure that the government isn’t investing foolishly. But you don’t want to worry about which congressional districts it goes to or whether banks get favored over. – Warren Buffett. Devoted to You Quotes!

John Farrar, my dear friend and songwriter/producer of most of my hits (he wrote “You’re The One That I Want” and “Hopelessly Devoted to You,” among others), wrote the song [“I Think You Might Like It”] and it captures so much fun and joy! Having that reunion as well – with John and John – made the project even more special! – Olivia Newton-John. Devoted to You Quotes!

Point of View

If you’re looking to live the happiest and most fulfilling life possible, it’s important to devote yourself to something that’s greater than yourself. This might be your family, your religion, or any number of other things that are bigger than you can accomplish alone.

That said, there’s always room to be more devoted to those things than you already are—to take it one step further, in fact! With that in mind, these are the best quotes about being devoted to something greater than yourself…

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