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Making A Difference Quotations

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.

Eleanor Roosevelt

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
If it is to be, it is up to me.

Unknown

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

William James

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
We must become the change we want to see in the world.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Personal Stories About ‘Making A Difference’

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    Battle With Autism

    When my little brother was in the middle of eating his 5th birthday cake we got a call from a doctor saying that "he had autism, good luck" and he hung up. He soon stopped talking and stopped acting normal. I am his big sister and ever since he stopped talking I have never heard his voice and it's 2012. But he is...

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    65 Roses

    Rowan is an eight year student in my second grade class in Los Angeles Unified School District. She has Cystic Fibrosis, coughs a lot, and is absent or tardy on many days. She inspires me as a teacher to do my best and cram as much learning as I can into each day. She has a hard time pronouncing her disease,...

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    Be Your Word

    Someone wise once told me, "live your word". These are not easy words to live by, but I've learned that once you give your word, it needs to be reliable, no matter what the consequences. A few years ago I founded the Adaptive Surfing Foundation. Our mission is to give those living with disabilities an...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Making A Difference’

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    Will A

    A new movement is sprouting up in America's low-income neighborhoods. Some urban residents, sick of fast food and the scarcity of grocery stores, have decided to grow good food for themselves. One of the movement's towering icons is Will Allen, 62, of Milwaukee's Growing Power Inc. His main 2-acre Community Food...

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    Francis Daniel Canizalez

    In 1996, Francis Daniel Canizalez was born. Francis’ father knew in his heart that, even as a baby, his son was inclined towards music. When he sang to him, he was sure Francis was receptive. Francis’ father, himself a musician, was always playing music throughout the house. Perhaps that is how Francis developed...

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    Jim B

    He was Jim Braga make no mistake about it. He married my sister when I was in sixth grade that was at 39 years ago ! He was a super fantastic person! He would call to Sk my sister out and after speaking to my Dad all nine kids two in wheel chairs and a baby he would load all of us into the station wagon the...

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PIONEERING
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HOPE
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
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VISION
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CARING
HONESTY
INSPIRATION
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SOUL
LOYALTY
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IMAGINE
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MOTIVATION
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SPREAD YOUR WINGS
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TEAM WORK
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VOLUNTEERING
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BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
ACHIEVEMENT
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RIGHT CHOICES
INCLUDING OTHERS
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FORGIVENESS
HUMILITY
MENTORING
OVERCOMING
DO THY BEST
GRATITUDE
EXCELLENCE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
HONOR
GREAT MUSIC
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TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
INGENUITY
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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