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Making A Difference Quotations

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

William James

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Be not simply good; be good for something.

Henry David Thoreau

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Personal Stories About ‘Making A Difference’

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    People United To Make A Difference

    One year ago two lives were joined together with a common purpose. Both unaware of that purpose until conversations were exchanged. It was discovered both had a deep desire to make a difference in the lives of others. They desired to reach people right where they are. However, they knew that reaching the masses...

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    My Hero Is Sharon Hampson

    My Hero is Sharon Hampson. What I like about my hero is that she made a difference in the lives of children. She is a Canadian producer, actress, mother of two, a grandmother of two, a folk singer, and a three time breast cancer survivor. Her husband Joe Hampson died on November 30, 2006. He was with the group...

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    The Preacher

    My Grandmother's sitter took my Grandmother, Alice Wait Hart, to a fast food restaurant in Baton Rouge LA. on Greenwell Springs Road and Monterrey, for her favorite hamburger on Valentine's Day. A kind gentleman held the door open for them. Having seated Mrs. Hart, the sitter told that gentleman as they...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Making A Difference’

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    R.D. Nay

    My husband is a wounded retired Iraq War Vet. He recently retired in July 2013 with multiple disabling injuries. 20 years ago he was a young man playing college baseball at Georgetown College with the dream of getting his chance to play in the MLB. After playing two seasons of baseball he left college, before he...

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    Shell Jones

    Shell Jones, President and Founder of Play-Place for Autistic Children, a local 501(c )3 non-profit organization, and mother of a 10 year old son affected by autism, is a visionary leader driven by the premise that children challenged by autism are simply “differently abled.” Her goal is to provide advocacy,...

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    Wanda S

    Wanda is a foster parent with Northeast Parent and Child Society. She makes a difference everyday as she cares for children that need a safe and loving home to live in. She has been fostering a very medically fragile child for the past 4 years. She is fully committed and dedicated to this child and her life...

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CONNECTING
RESPONSIBILITY
MINDFULNESS
BEING THERE
JUSTICE
BELIEVE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
CONFIDENCE
PERSEVERANCE
AMBITION
HONESTY
PRACTICE
LISTENING
PERSISTENCE
MOTIVATION
SPORTSMANSHIP
LEARNING
CREATIVITY
CIVILITY
KINDNESS
HEALTH
GENEROSITY
CLASS AND GRACE
INTEGRITY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
EXCELLENCE
JOY
LAUGHTER
SMILE
COURAGE
SERVICE
CARING
INNOVATION
PASSION
HUMILITY
TEAM WORK
IMAGINE
FORESIGHT
FRIENDSHIP
COMPROMISE
LOVE
TRUE BEAUTY
CHARACTER
STEWARDSHIP
EDUCATION
COMMON GROUND
APPRECIATING NATURE
INCLUDING OTHERS
PEACE
CHARITY
INSPIRATION
OPTIMISM
HOPE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
DEVOTION
FORGIVENESS
PATIENCE
MENTORING
HONOR
HARD WORK
DO YOUR PART
GOOD MANNERS
DETERMINATION
EQUALITY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
DRIVE
LOYALTY
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
OPPORTUNITY
LITERACY
LEADERSHIP
FAMILY
DO THY BEST
APPRECIATION
UNITY
GIVING BACK
OVERCOMING
PIONEERING
COURTESY
GRATITUDE
DEDICATION
STRENGTH
PURPOSE
COMMITMENT
ACHIEVEMENT
TRUST
REACHING OUT
GRIT
ENCOURAGEMENT
SACRIFICE
SOUL
PARENTING
GREAT MUSIC
RISING ABOVE
COMPLIMENTS
PREPARATION
RIGHT CHOICES
COMPASSION
VISION
SHARING
FITNESS
HELPING OTHERS
GOOD EXAMPLES
RESPECT
INGENUITY
VOLUNTEERING
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These quotes are great especially for the start of the school year. Words to live by and model for others. Thank you for making a difference!
Vivian Hernandez, Bronx, NY

to make a difference in someone's life,you don't have to be brilliant,rich,beautiful, or perfect.You just have to care enough and be there.:)
reeja hasan, australia

make a difference in everyone's life by helping others
anusha, north nazimabad karachi

true
alex, alto

if you will make difference you will make the world of difference also.
ellen obar, mambuaya

We always have to make a difference at work, good grades in school, live with a purpose.
Pablo Picasso, London

To make a difference is to enrich someone's life by what we say or do.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins,Ga

We always have to make a difference at work, good grades in school, live with a purpose.
Anderson, Colatina-ES, Brasil

Love these, keep up the good work!
Dave, Houston

making a difference can really help a lot of people out
Jessie, Oakland California

I love these values they really do make a difference!
Lola, Houston

Making a Difference is indescribable thing. In fact, it is magical, because changing others lives changes yours even if you were not planning on it.
Armoni, Atlanta, Georgia