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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Donate blood.

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Give a homeless person a clean blanket.

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Visit a local nursing home.

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Join or start a community garden.

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

Stories About Making A Difference

My Late Husband

Submitted by Anonymous

My Beloved Husband Robert passed away from a tragic accident in 2005 he left behind his hero, his Son who was 12 at the time,...

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People United To Make A Difference

Submitted by Melinda Thomas

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

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Treating Others As They Should

Submitted by Melissa

At my old school, other kids were mean. When I moved my Jr. year to another school I did not know anyone but there was one...

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Everyday Hero Stories


Banksy is an anonymous British graffiti artist, political activist, film director and painter.

I have been following...

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Oliver Roy

My Hero is a homeless man Oliver Roy is a native Washingtonian and a divorced father of four boys, two of whom has special...

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Esther J

My story is an inspiring story about a woman who has partaken in several roles, throughout her life.
She has been a mother,...

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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