MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Making A Difference is to make a positive change in the world.

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  • “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

    —Edmund Burke Statesman, Author, Philosopher

  • “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough, we must do.”

    —Leonardo da da Vinci Artist, Inventor, Scientist

  • “How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.”

    —Anne Frank Diarist

  • “We must become the change we want to see in the world.”

    —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

  • “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.”

    —Helen Keller Author, Lecturer, Activist

Value Ideas For Making A Difference

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Give a homeless person a clean blanket.

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Send an uplifting note to a friend who might need encouragement.

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Visit a local nursing home.

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Donate blood.

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Join or start a community garden.

Stories About Making A Difference

My Hero Is Sharon Hampson

Submitted by Erica Johnson

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...

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United Worlds Authority

Submitted by Stephen L. Baker

In the mid 70's it became clear to me that our so-called 'Modern Life' had forgotten the prime values that makes a society...

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A Thanksgiving Remembrance

Submitted by Anonymous

My paternal grandmother lived with us. She would sit in the porch swing and I would stand behind her and brush her beautiful...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Ray B

My hero is my grandfather. He was both blind and deaf, and yet, he taught me to read at the age of four. At a time when...

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Danielle H

My hero is my mother, Danielle H. She is such an inspiration. Not only does she teach special ed she loves working with kids...

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Debbi M

Debbi is a tireless advocate for human rights. She has spent the majority of the last 10 years working to aid those who are...

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Recent Comments

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

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