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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Visit a local nursing home.

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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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Donate blood.

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Join or start a community garden.

Stories About Making A Difference

Battle With Autism

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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...

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People United To Make A Difference

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One year ago two lives were joined together with a common purpose. Both unaware of that purpose until conversations were...

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65 Roses

Submitted by Anonymous

Rowan is an eight year student in my second grade class in Los Angeles Unified School District. She has Cystic Fibrosis,...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Joshua W

Joshua W. believes he was placed in this world for a purpose; a purpose he realized after his grandmother gave him a $20 bill...

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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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James Wischer

While he presents as a modest and humble servant, his passion for children stems from personal experience wherein he lived...

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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

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