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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

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
To him who is determined it remains only to act.

Italian Proverb

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Personal Stories About ‘Making A Difference’

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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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    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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    The Power In Giving

    “When you are generous; when you are kind, you’re always making a difference whether you know it or not.” There is an energy that flows from giving wholeheartedly. The giver is always rewarded by the mere...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Making A Difference’

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    Sarah Cahill

    I have had the opportunity of being best friends with an amazing and inspiring young adult named Sarah Cahill. She is currently 18 years old and has been a huge role model for not only me but thousands worldwide. Sarah is the most selfless person I know, and puts ALL 110% of her effort into helping other...

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    Dwayne C

    A couple of days ago the maintenance worker for our building, Dwayne, approached a coworker and I as we were chatting in the morning. Our building has a little restaurant in the basement and the woman who works at the checkout, Bertha, had recently lost her home and was about to be put out on the street after the...

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    Kristen O

    Kristen adopted Nashville with her whole heart! In 2010 Nashville had a record breaking flood, Kristen's car was flooded off the road and her apartment was flooded, yet when the call went out for help sandbagging the water treatment facility she didn't hesitate! Every time I turned around there she was, hauling...

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DO YOUR PART
LOVE
EDUCATION
PIONEERING
INSPIRATION
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
JOY
SOUL
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
SHARING
COMMITMENT
CARING
COMPLIMENTS
RISING ABOVE
LAUGHTER
HONOR
ENCOURAGEMENT
FRIENDSHIP
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
TEAM WORK
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
COURAGE
TRUE BEAUTY
COMPASSION
MENTORING
HARD WORK
UNITY
LEADERSHIP
SMILE
VISION
FAMILY
RIGHT CHOICES
COMPROMISE
STRENGTH
KINDNESS
COURTESY
EQUALITY
DEDICATION
HONESTY
APPRECIATING NATURE
GRIT
CREATIVITY
GIVING BACK
PREPARATION
AMBITION
APPRECIATION
FORGIVENESS
PURPOSE
GENEROSITY
PARENTING
OVERCOMING
STEWARDSHIP
SPORTSMANSHIP
HELPING OTHERS
PERSISTENCE
GOOD MANNERS
REACHING OUT
MINDFULNESS
GREAT MUSIC
PATIENCE
BEING THERE
CIVILITY
PASSION
PRACTICE
CONNECTING
HUMILITY
DETERMINATION
INCLUDING OTHERS
HOPE
CLASS AND GRACE
RESPONSIBILITY
PEACE
FORESIGHT
FITNESS
LEARNING
TRUST
INTEGRITY
IMAGINE
CONFIDENCE
LITERACY
CHARACTER
LIVE LIFE
ACHIEVEMENT
SACRIFICE
GOOD EXAMPLES
OPTIMISM
CHARITY
GRATITUDE
DEVOTION
RESPECT
DRIVE
COMMON GROUND
SERVICE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
INGENUITY
DO THY BEST
HEALTH
PERSEVERANCE
LISTENING
OPPORTUNITY
EXCELLENCE
BELIEVE
MOTIVATION
VOLUNTEERING
INNOVATION
JUSTICE
LOYALTY
Pass It On®

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