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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 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

Stories About Making A Difference

" The Corner Grocery Store"

Submitted by judy

How can having a corner grocery store make a difference in someone's life? Well, having both sides of" my family" having a...

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The Preacher

Submitted by Anonymous

My Grandmother's sitter took my Grandmother, Alice Wait Hart, to a fast food restaurant in Baton Rouge LA. on Greenwell...

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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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Everyday Hero Stories

Joe B

Joe is one of the people everyone in town knows--he always has tickets for each fundraiser in town and you just know when he...

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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...

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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...

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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

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