How do we make a difference? Read these quotes about making
a difference for answers. We all make a difference everyday by the
choices we make and they affect those around us - a child, someone's life, our
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
We have the potential to help people out of poverty, out of disease,
out of slavery, and out of conflict. Too often, we turn the other way because
we think there's nothing we can do.
Inspirational Quotes |
We have this day and the rest of our lives, however long that may be, to make a difference, change our behavior, take action, and do the things we’ve always dreamed of.
Scott Allan, Do It Scared: Charge Forward With Confidence, Conquer Resistance, and Break Through Your Limitations.
Words of Encouragement |
By being kind, we have the power of making the world
a happier place in which to live, or at least we greatly diminish
the amount of unhappiness in it so as to make it a quite different world.
Lawrence G. Lovasik, The Hidden Power of Kindness: A Practical Handbook for Souls Who Dare to Transform the World, One Deed at a Time
We need to know that we make a positive difference through the work we do.
Mike Anderson, The Well-Balanced Teacher: How to Work Smarter and Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out
Positive Quotes |
The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.
You have the power to make a difference in someone's life. I continually
hear personal stories of how one small act of kindness warmed someone's soul.
Robbie Miller Kaplan, How to Say It When You Don't Know What to Say: Illness & Death
Poems about Life |
You are here to make a difference in this world, and the best way
to do that is to use your knowledge and experience
(on any topic, in any industry) to help others succeed.
Brendon Burchard, The Millionaire Messenger
Helping Others |
Grandparents are living longer, doing more and refusing to
accept any limitations. But they still make a difference, one at a time,
for their grandchildren.
Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul: Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Grandparents
Everything you do and every decision you make should be from a
place of good. You should always be striving to make the world a
Les Brown, Laws Of Success: 12 Laws That Turn Dreams Into Reality
Jimmy came from humble beginnings, which may be one reason
for his drive to effect change domestically. He wanted to make
a difference in the American people's lives.
Henry Carroll, Jimmy Carter: A Biography
Jimmy Carter Quotes |
No matter how small you may feel you make a big difference in this world.
Believe In Yourself |
By becoming a mentor, you will touch the life of a child, make a
difference for tomorrow's youth, and give back to your community
by investing in a young person who will, in turn, mentor the next generation.
Thomas Dortch, The Miracles of Mentoring: How to Encourage and Lead Future Generations
What makes a difference in one person's life or in hundreds of lives
is not merely a stack of checks; what makes a difference is you
contributing your many gifts at your level and your capacity.
Kathy LeMay, The Generosity Plan: Sharing Your Time, Treasure, and Talent to Shape the World
We won't always know whose lives we touched and made better for our
having cared, because actions sometimes have unforeseen ramifications.
What's important is that you do care and you act.
When we get to the end of our life, the question playing
over and over in our mind will be, "Did my life make a difference?"
Brian Fleming, Your Life Matters: 5 Steps To Living Your Dream
Death Quotes |
You can make a difference in the lives of others. Be a doer - don't only
be a hearer.
James Strand, First Steps to Faith
Being The Difference |
Joy can be real only if people look upon their lives as a service and
have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a
fundamental difference in someone's life.
Mary Rose McGeady
But of all the requests we direct to God in prayer,
we could ask ourselves 'which of them will make any difference
in one billion years from now?'
Brian Johnston, Praying With Paul
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived.
It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that
will determine the significance of the life we lead.
Nelson Mandela Motivational Poems |
God doesn't just give you resources for your own enjoyment, but to make a difference in the world around you.
God never blesses us just to sit on what we have. He blesses us so we can bless others.
Rick Warren Blessed |
It's an odd idea for someone like me to keep a diary; not only because I have
never done so before, but because it seems to me that
neither I - nor for that matter anyone else - will be interested in the
unbosomings of a thirteen-year-old schoolgirl. Still, what does that matter?
I want to write,
but more than that, I want to bring out all kinds of things that lie
buried deep in my heart.
Anne Frank, The Diary of a young girl Anne Frank
You were born to make a difference, to contribute and to share
your gifts with the world.
But you can make a difference, everyone can do that too.
May those who can use the help, receive what they ought to.
The Christmas Star |
Power is the ability to do good things for others.
Go out and make a difference in your community. You don't
need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today.
Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
If you want happiness for an hour - take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day – go fishing.
If you want happiness for a month – get married.
If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime – help others. Chinese Proverb Happiness |
We all have dreams… We all want to believe deep down in our souls that we have a special gift, that we can make a difference, that we can touch
others in a special way, and that we can make the world a better place.
Tony Robbins, Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial
We were making a difference - one person at a time. Yet, sometimes
the good we were accomplishing was difficult to see and
impossible to measure.
Wendell E, Mettey, What God Desires
We all like to be acknowledged and appreciated. We all like to know we count.
Frances Cole Jones, How to Wow: Proven Strategies for Presenting Your Ideas, Persuading Your Audience, and Perfecting Your Image
Rather than looking at just anybody to teach us about life,
we should look toward individuals who have really made
a difference in their own lives.
Clarence Chan, Inspiration Champions
By giving up a little portion of your life, by letting go of your selfishness,
you can make a big difference in some lives.
Heny Cloud; John Townsend, Boundaries: When To Say Yes, How to Say No
Magic happens when people are in the zone, when they can focus
their creative energies on making a difference in the world.
Positive things happen when they realize they can challenge and
improve things that don't work, even when the problem
spans across the organization.
Mattias Skarin, Real-World Kanban: Do Less, Accomplish More with Lean Thinking
If there was ever a time to dare, to make a difference,
to embark on something worth doing,
IT IS NOW.
…each time we make a difference in someone else's life, no matter how
small, it will encourage them to do the same for others. And each time
that happens, we all become a stronger force for good.
Thomas E. Pierce, The Last Rose Encouraging |
How many times in our lives do we stand at the threshold of making a
difference? We evaluate the options and decide whether we want to
get involved or just turn
a blind eye and head home. Daily, it seems, we face numerous
chances to make somebody's life a little easier, even if it means ours
may be a little more difficult.
One of the commitments I am making is to be the stranger who serves.
Marty Cauley, Dying to go on Vacation: A journey of discovering life while facing death.
Make a difference in someone's life, don't be the change they need.
Rashida Costa, 365 Days Smarter: Get Through Your Year Successfully With These 365 Quotes
Sometimes the smallest gesture can make a huge impact on someone's life.
There are many different ways we can show kindness to others, and it doesn't
have to be in a big way.
Catherine Pulsifer, A Little Bit of Kindness
Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you'll make a difference.
We must remember that one determined person can make a
significant difference, and that a small group of determined people
can change the course of history.
So no matter what your age, keep yourself motivated by setting goals.
By being active, by making a difference in others lives. Don't think once
you reach a certain age you can stop. Or don't let your age make you feel
that you have all the time in the world. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow.
Make a difference today.
Catherine Pulsifer, How Old Are You
What you do in life does make a difference to you and those people
who look up to you.
Joseph Woodley, No Generals In the House: Faith, Facts and Fatherhood
All success in life comes from serving other people in some way.
If you want to make a lot of money, serve a lot of people,
and serve them in a way that really makes a difference to them.
Brian Tracy, The Science of Money: How to Increase Your Income and Become Wealthy
Never forget to recognize and express gratitude in your life for all
the people that make a big difference in our life, for people like your
mailperson, your doctor, your newspaper deliverer, etc.
Just expressing a "thank you" very simple but very powerful!"
Mindset means the way you choose to look at the things coming on their way.
But this simple personal philosophy or way of looking at the thing is the single
most important factor to make all the difference,
whether you live an average or mediocre life or you can leave a legacy
Som Bathla, The Mindset Makeover: Transform Your Mindset to Attract Success, Unleash Your True Potential, Control Thoughts and Emotions, Become Unstoppable and Achieve Your Goals Faster
Help me to see the potential you see in others. And speaking of potential,
allow me to see my own unique potential for making a positive
difference in my world."
Lee Wise from A Simple Prayer