Making A Difference Quotes

Making A Difference Quotes by Edward Everett Hale, Chris Bohjalian, Joyce Meyer, Marian Wright Edelman, Yolanda King, Avi and many others.

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do. And by the grace of God, I will.
A single, ordinary person still can make a difference – and single, ordinary people are doing precisely that every day.
Personally I am always looking for God to show me where He would like me to give or make a difference in someone else’s life. I wake up every day and ask God how He would like me to be a blessing to someone that day.
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
What we need to do is learn to respect and embrace our differences until our differences don’t make a difference in how we are treated.
It all depends on you. If you want it to be different,it will be different. Don’t look at the world with your eyes but with your heart.
We may not have the ability to change all of the world’s wrongs, but we can make a difference where we are.
Some people get in the way of change happening. Some people spend their whole careers thinking they can make a difference. Other people want to do as little as possible to get the day done.
When you become an instrument in God’s hands as He transfers someone from the realm of darkness into the kingdom of His Son, you make a difference in the person’s eternal destiny. Not only that, but Satan also receives a devastating blow.
I have spent my career making a difference with underperforming assets.
Loving-kindness and compassion are the basis for wise, powerful, sometimes gentle, and sometimes fierce actions that can really make a difference – in our own lives and those of others.
I believe we can balance the scales if Tom Cruise would lower his quote by a mere $29 million… I assure you my salary would not make a difference. My annual salary is the budget for Altoids on one of Tom’s movies.
Acting is such a huge part of my life. It really allows me to have a creative outlet and to actually be able to have an outlet to discuss openly the things that truly I think are relevant in the world, that make a difference.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
If you think about making a difference in the community, my family has always had a strong interest in the arts. I’m always interested in finding ways to innovate… It’s a blend; it’s not a point focus.
There is a continuum that runs from character to productivity. Who you are and what you believe make a difference to those who look to you for leadership. The values you live will reach the bottom line of your company.
Walter Wright
Our prayers for others flow more easily than those for ourselves. This shows we are made to live by charity.
I hope telling stories though ‘Making a Difference’ – as in my academic work and nonprofit work – will help me to live my grandmother‘s adage of ‘Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.’
Politics matters. Ideas matter. Democracy matters, because all of us need to be able to make a difference.
This world would be a whole lot better if we just made an effort to be less horrible to one another.
God wants to use you to make a difference in His world. He wants to work through you. What matters is not the duration of your life, but the donation of it. Not how long you lived, but how you lived.
Jim Rohn is the master motivatorhe has style, substance, charisma, relevance, charm, and what he says makes a difference and it sticks. I consider Jim the ‘Chairman of Speakers.’ The world would be a better place if everyone heard my friend, Jim Rohn.
But one of the things I have learned during the time I have spent in the United States is an old African American saying: Each one, teach one. I want to believe that I am here to teach one and, more, that there is one here who is meant to teach me. And if we each one teach one, we will make a difference.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
A lot of people don’t believe in curses.
A lot of people don’t believe in yellow-spotted lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn’t make a difference whether you believe in it or not.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
When we make these decisions that we’re going to commit ourselves to making a difference in the life of one person every single day, what happens is we actually build a whole generation of citizen leaders.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
There can be no difference anywhere that does not make a difference somewhere.
Experiences are like cherry on the cake. It’s nice, but that’s not what’s going to make a difference to the habit.
Marilyn Monro wasn’t the brightest person in the world – that didn’t make a difference one way or the other – but she was giving and kind. And that’s what got her in trouble. She was so giving and kind to all of these people she met that she found herself doing these things that she didn’t want to do.
My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings.
We do make a difference – one way or the other. We are responsible for the impact of our lives. Whatever we do with whatever we have, we leave behind us a legacy for those who follow.
You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
When you’re someone who cares about making a difference in the world, and you have resources to do that, you have literally hundreds of choices you could make about how to do that.
It’s better to make a difference than to make a
I chose to go to law school because I thought that someday, somehow I’d make a difference.
One person can make a difference.
Raoul Wallenberg
A virtue which is divine is humility. A person who could do great things and still maintain humility of the heart, charity of the heart, goodness of the heart is a person who could actually make a difference in peoples lives in a very positive way.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Do something that makes a difference – because, by God, there’s a lot to make you angry.
Each of us has a responsibility for the sustainability of our planet and each of us can make a difference if we choose to do so.
Community connectedness is not just about warm fuzzy tales of civic triumph. In measurable and well-documented ways, social capital makes an enormous difference in our lives…Social capital makes us smarter, healthier, safer, richer, and better able to govern a just and stable democracy.
It’s inevitable that if you do okay on something like that you don’t just annoy people, that it will make a difference because it seemed like such a lot of people so, yes I would have to say that it has done.
It’s like a drug, the feeling you could make a difference.
I’m motivated to keep going to keep making a difference in people’s lives.
You got to like your work. You have got to like what you are doing, you have got to be doing something worthwhile so you can like it – because it is worthwhile, that it makes a difference, don’t you see?
I’m not a soldier for anything, either. I’m only a singer and I don’t think it makes a difference what we sing.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Each one of us matters, has a role to play, and makes a difference. Each one of us must take responsibility for our own lives, and above all, show respect and love for living things around us, especially each other.
I obviously hoped that everything that I found would make a difference. It ended up being way behind my wildest dreams.
I was there in 2009 for the Matthew Shepard Foundation dinner. I was honored with an award – Making A Difference Award. It was a wonderful night.
Don’t ever let anybody tell you that your efforts don’t matter or that your voice doesn’t count. Don’t ever believe that you can’t make a difference. You have.
Music can make a difference. There is a global nature to music, which has the potential to bring all people together. Music is truly an international language, and I hope to contribute by widening communication as much as I can.
We have already noticed the difference in the attitude of a spectator and of an agent or participant. The former is indifferent to what is going on; one result is just as good as another, since each is just something to look at. The latter is bound up with what is going on; its outcome makes a difference to him.
Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
I do the very best I can, I mean to keep going. If the end brings me out all right, then what is said against me won’t matter. If I’m wrong, ten angels swearing I was right won’t make a difference.
I think that the celebrity is a really important thing, because we have the voice that’s recognizable, that can educate people to make a difference and empower them to make a difference, and to also get things in motion with the people in charge that can effect change.
Take time to make a difference. Don’t just obsess about how you can make your life better. Think about how you can make somebody else’s life better as well.
Be nice to people whether you mean it or not. You never know when a kind word can make a difference in another person’s day – or maybe even his or her life.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
It’s interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference. You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up.
One option is to struggle to be heard whenever you’re in the room…
Another is to be the sort of person who is missed when you’re not.
The first involves making noise. The second involves making a difference.
I don’t want young people to think they can’t make a difference because they don’t have money.
You have a lot of children that come up to you… and their parents tell you, and sometimes even [the children themselves] tell you how much they love singing your nasheeds. It is a great source of satisfaction that even now you can make a difference in the lives of people.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
And there is no use whatever, gentlemen, trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.
Employees want to believe their company has a meaningful purpose. They want to know that their own job is worthwhile. They want to make a difference. If all three of these conditions are accomplished, bottom line results will follow.
I’ve always explored various areas of society. And I love the young people. And I had an empathy for prisoners and did concerts for them back when I thought that it would make a difference – you know? – that they really were there to be rehabilitated.
Don’t accept that you can’t make a difference. Because if you can’t make a difference, you won’t make a difference, and if you put a multiplier on that we will continue on an unsustainable pathway.
Switching from one career to another can be scary, but it also can be a thrilling experience. Look at it as an opportunity to really go after what you want to accomplish in life and make a difference in the world. The key is to take small, conscious steps and prepare yourself for a successful transition.
Understanding what is going on in the world today inspires me in a negative sense because there’s so much about it that I don’t like – political stupidity, environmental degradation, etc. And that makes me want to change it, to make a difference in the world.
It’s through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we’ve always mapped our path at Dell. There’s always an opportunity to make a difference.
I believe in the power of women. As nurturers, we have a unique ability to care and share and make the world a better place. Women Who Inspire are women who are making a difference.
Why we are here is important, but to know where we are going is imperative. It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use, that makes a difference in how your life turns out.
You will make a difference in the world, but not immediately. Your first obligation is to find something you like doing, because if you like doing it, you’ll do it well.
People who are ‘different’ are usually the ones that end up making a difference in the world.
It’s been ingrained in me, from my parents and others, this idea of making a difference in the world.
We can make a difference. We can save lives. We can stop the genocide.
I honestly believe that my best work is in front, not behind me. I am driven by a deep passion and need to make a difference and leave this world a little better than when I arrived. That’s what keeps me going.
It makes a difference doesn’t it, whether we fully fence ourselves in, or whether we are fenced out by the barriers of others?
One person really can make a difference. Each person is the revolution.
There is much to be done, there is much that can be done… one person of integrity can make a difference.
Having money might not buy happiness, but how you spend it could actually make a difference.
Everyone makes a difference. Someone who does something for others makes a big difference. A person who has no self-interest to do things for others makes a bigger difference. But, one who does everything for everyone for the sake of humanity without vested interest makes a real big difference for sustainability.
If you really believe that you’re making a difference and that you can leave a legacy of better schools and jobs and safer streets, why would you not spend the money? The objective is to improve the schools, bring down crime, build affordable housing, clean the streets – not to have a fair fight.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers.
When I have interns, I always say, ‘Handwritten thank-you notes can make a difference.’ People remember that – not an e-mail, a handwritten note in an envelope.
Innovation is an outgrowth of initiative, and initiative – taking positive actions in a belief that your actions can make a difference – is a big part of confidence.
I thought I could make a difference, so I ran for office.
No obstacle is so big that one person with determination can’t make a difference.
I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what’s right for the people. I choose to make a difference.
What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people’s lives.
Go out into the world and do good until there is too much good in the world.
Larry H. Miller
If we could all hear one another’s prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burdens.
It doesn’t matter that I play football. Anybody can make a difference in life.
I think writing is really a process of communication. . . . It’s the sense of being in contact with people who are part of a particular audience that really makes a difference to me in writing.
Each and every one of us will be confronted by a major challenge in our lives … We can choose to shut down, retreat into our safety zone and not participate in life, or we can decide to learn from the experience and make a difference to the lives of those around us.
Walter Mikac
What’s unique about Washington is that no one’s from here. Almost everybody came here to change the world, to make a difference.
Everything in high school seems like the most important thing that’s ever happened in your life. It’s not. You’ll get out of high school and you never see those people again. All the people who torment and press you won’t make a difference in your life in the long haul.
People who make a difference never wait for just the right time. They know that it will never arrive.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
I started out real young as a tight end, but I was never getting the football. I knew when I played basketball, I loved to have control of the ball. When I played baseball, I was a pitcher. I always wanted to be the guy throwing the passes and making a difference, I guess.
We know in history that great individuals have totally changed everything, whether it be Jesus Christ or Abraham Lincoln or Winston Churchill or Albert Einstein. I actually think every person can make a difference.
We all want to make a difference, to live in peace, to have joy each morning that we get to live this day and see what it brings.
The best leaders are clear. They continually light the way, and in the process, let each person know that what they do makes a difference. The best test as a leader is: Do those served grow as persons; do they become healthier, wiser, freer, more autonomous, more likely themselves to become leaders?
The Old Testament teaches us that if we humble ourselves and pray, God will hear from heaven and heal our land. And the New Testament assures us that the fervent prayers of righteous men can make a difference.
A man can’t ask for much more than the chance to make a difference in his chosen field of work. Politics is my vocation. I’m forever grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this great country of ours. I know I am a better person for it.
When you walk around braced for impact, you’re dramatically decreasing your chances. Your chances to avoid the outcome you fear, your chances to make a difference, and your chances to breathe and connect.
The world doesn’t owe you a living, but just when you needed it, a door was opened for you to make a difference.
A leader should never risk their ability to make a difference by making an unnecessary point.
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Norman MacEwen
We’ve been trained to prefer being right to learning something, to prefer passing the test to making a difference, and most of all to prefer fitting in with the right people
Oh, it makes a difference, I thought. And if it doesn’t make a difference you will make it make a difference.
. . . our lives are shaped by our interactions with others. Whether we have a long conversation with a friend or simply place an order at a restaurant, every interaction makes a difference.
Missions is God finding those whose hearts are right with Him and placing them where they can make a difference for His kingdom
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Go out into the world, find work that you love, learn from your mistakes, and work hard to make a difference.
Maurice R. Greenberg
At the foundation of every life is one central desire: to make a difference that you lived.
Ron Smothermon
To make a film is very difficult – it doesn’t make a difference whether you are a man or a woman
The difference between both is that social entrepreneurship has a much more financial transparency. There is no financial viability and that is where a corporate sector makes a difference because we maintain a balance between both the financial status and the social service.
Help cause that’s what God wants. Stop hating. Start loving one another. Start making a difference. Small or big.
Jeff Klein, one of the earliest champions of Conscious Capitalism, offers a highly practical yet profoundly intuitive blueprint for achieving your purpose-and making a difference at work. You will return to Working for Good again and again. It belongs on your desk and in your heart.
Citizenship is the chance to make a difference to the place where you belong.
I know it shouldn’t make a difference, but crossing the dateline, we weren’t sure what day it was – it was very strange. Now, I seem to cope with it better.
I take enormous pleasure every time I see something that I’ve done that cannot be wiped out. In some way … I guess it’s a protest against mortality. But it’s been so much fun! It’s the curiosity that drives me. It’s making a difference in the world that prevents me from ever giving up.
We can change the lives of autistic children. We can make a difference. There are hundreds of families in Florida who can’t afford the therapists.
Heart is what makes a difference
Jerry Sloan
I believe deeply that every one of us has an individual talent or trait that can be used to make a difference in some way.
Apologies do make a difference. Believe it or not, research shows people often prefer them over money.
Between being governor and part of the Senate, one of the things I did was I held a chair at the business school at my alma mater, Indiana University. And I’d go to lecture the graduates, and I loved that, answering their questions. It was real; it was tangible, and it was making a difference every day.
Make a difference. Live a life that matters.
I launched Chefs for Humanity, a national nonprofit, with my voice, heart and money from my own pocket. Money gives you the ability to make a difference in the world and, when used in a positive way, is a lot of fun.
I’ve got friends who are nurses and teachers. They’re making a difference. I’m like, ‘Sorry I’m so stressed – I’m working on a character and my wig hasn’t arrived.’
I walked away exhilarated by my success, because there’s nothing like making a difference in someone’s life, even if that difference is a lifetime of nightmares and a fortune in therapy bills.
This has been my struggle for years – the pull between wanting to be in the spotlight and yet also to make a difference in the world. Lately I’ve come to conclude that I can be a “selfishartist that focuses on issues of individuation, power, and freedom.
One person of integrity can make a difference.
I am very proud that Accenture is among corporate champions to be honored by the Women’s Forum of New York for our mutual commitment to making a difference.
I personally believe that professional athletes should give back to their communities in any way possible. We are in a position to make a difference.
The first thing you do when you sit down at the computer: If you’re an artist, a leader or someone seeking to make a difference, the first thing you do should be to lay tracks to accomplish your goals, not to hear how others have reacted/ responded/ insisted to what happened yesterday.
I’m a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
As long as God lets me live, I want to do things that make a difference in the world besides play music.
Multiple Sclerosis is obviously close to my heart and I’m determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease by raising the profile of MS, as well as raising funds for advocacy and research.
I have a passion to make a difference in the world. And that difference can be just making the fans at my show leave with a smile on their face and feeling uplifted.
Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. […] You only need a heart full of grace.
I had an empathy for prisoners and did concerts for them back when I thought that it would make a difference – you know? – that they really were there to be rehabilitated.
We can choose the attitude that says, I have been wronged. People have hurt me, but with the help of God, I am going to learn how to return good for evil, and I am going to make a difference in this world.
Whatever avenue I feel like I can make a difference in, I’d love to do.
I try to do stories that make a difference — stories that affect the way people think, stories that people need to hear — and usually what drives me is to do stories about people who have no voice, people who have no political power, people who are overlooked by society.
The only way to make a difference is to acquire power.
Stand up for the things that are right. Try to talk things out instead of fight.
We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference.
Clear declaration of truth makes a difference in people’s lives. That is what changes hearts. That is what the Holy Ghost can confirm in the hearts of God’s children.
Make a difference about something other than yourselves.
there’s really nowhere else I can go, and even if there were, it wouldn’t make a difference because I’d just be running from myself, and you can’t do that no matter how hard you try, and trying hard is what got you in this predicament in the first place.
In a position to make a difference, politicians and hypocrites they don’t wanna listen.
Nursing is great for so many reasons, but there is one reason that means more than any poll results, amount of money, or job security: Nurses make a difference.
Brittney Wilson
Knowing that we can make a difference in this world is a great motivator. How can we know this and not be involved?
The best things in life aren’t things.
I am impressed when music matters, when genres are broken, when spirits are lifted, when people make a difference, and when people are true to themselves.
It makes a difference who the treasury secretary is.
It was difficult, but it was also rewarding. When you have a chance to see kids get better, everything makes it all worth it. All I wanted was to try to make a difference in my life and have a legacy in some way, but for something I had done in someone else’s life.
Paul Brandt
Young people, when informed and empowered, when they realize that what they do truly makes a difference, can indeed change the world.
Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve.
For me, Caitlyn Jenner is such a huge role model. She’s really making a difference in our society by just being brave and sharing her story. People say she’s not brave and courageous, but to me, she is so brave and courageous.
Each and every one of you has the power, the will and the capacity to make a difference in the world in which you live in
We offer a new way for those people of Indian origin to make a difference in their country – and to make some money.
Will Poole
Successful leaders don’t start out asking, ‘What do I want to do?’ They ask, ‘What needs to be done?’ Then they ask, ‘Of those things that would make a difference, which are right for me?’
Nolan Bushnell, the creator of the Atari video game system, once stated, ‘Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has had an idea, It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it who makes a difference.
Anybody can make a difference and be a voice for the voiceless.
Zach Hunter
Heaven is more than a destination; it is a motivation. Knowing that we shall dwell in the heavenly city ought to make a difference in our lives here and now.
There’s some people that are 24 hours with the baby and it doesn’t make a difference. They could be anywhere.
Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
Canada is big enough to make a difference but not big enough to threaten anybody. And that is a huge asset if it’s properly used.
We must let the world know children’s stories and we must take effective protective, legal and political actions to ensure that as many children as possible are spared the brutalities of war. Our joint action has, and will, make a difference, if only we make the effort.
Radhika Coomaraswamy
A large heart can be filled with very little.
I could make a difference.
When you’re a 20-something grassroots activist, and you’re deciding how to spend your time and money to make a difference, it makes a lot of sense to cause a million in damage with just $100 of investment. That’s a better return than any other form of activism I’ve been involved in.
By finding the courage to be ourselves, we gain the power to make a difference.
Don’t make art for other artists or for ‘intellectuals‘, make art for people – and if you can touch just one person in a lifetime and make a difference – you have succeeded.
Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.
I do believe that not just the churches but strong communities, strong trade unions, strong families can make a difference in terms of producing persons much more virtuous than what one usually finds in a gangster culture.
The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.
In this world of hate there has to be a light Be that light and spread some love Maybe this day the youth can make a difference, No more hate!
If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you’re active in your community, there’s nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.
I believe in getting a good education to be able to go out into the world and make a difference.
If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
Your self-confidence is directly connected to how much you feel you are making a difference in the world.
We must be free inside to make a difference outside.
Vishal Mangalwadi
It’s important to see what we can do to make a difference, but it’s more important to me to do it every single day.
If you want to make a difference, then get good at doing something and not just talking about something
You must become a climate champion, a single-issue voter. You must take whatever action you can. You must use whatever influence you have wherever it would make a difference, even if it is only to educate the people around you.
Through my work at the Katie Piper Foundation, I’ve seen how the smallest of kindness can make a difference to someone’s life. Even a simple smile instead of a start can lift someone’s heart.
The entrepreneurs who succeed usually want to make a difference to people’s lives, not just their own bank balances.
To me, that’s how I want to define my career, is making a difference in big games.
I don’t believe you are simply born with the ambition of becoming chancellor. But if you want to make a difference, if you enjoy putting ideas into practice, then the post of chancellor has to be the one presenting the biggest opportunity of all.
It is your ability as a creative person to envision positive change that will make a difference.
Patricia Johanson
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
I want to make a difference.
[Bacteria] have an incredibly complicated chemical lexicon that … allows bacteria to be multicellular. In the spirit of TED they’re doing things together because it makes a difference.
We can do no great things-only small things with great love.
We will ask two central questions throughout this course: 1. What difference does gender make? 2. For which women does it make a difference? Which women?
Estelle Freedman
Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.
If we make every attempt to increase out knowledge in order to use it for human good, it will make a difference in us and in our world.
Throw yourself into life as someone who makes a difference, accepting that you may not understand how or why.
It doesn’t make a difference how gradually you go so long as you don’t stop.
Millennials tend to appreciate regular feedback because they want to feel that their work matters and that they are making a difference in the workplace. As the youngest generation at most organizations, they also tend to be hungry for growth and development opportunities.
Living is giving. We live life best as we give our strengths, gifts, and competencies in the service of God’s mission. We are called to serve, not survive. Our giving makes a difference in our families, our work, our community, our world, and our church.
Kennon Callahan
Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
We [Democrats] are looking for things that we think would make a difference, improve the country, and enjoy some bipartisan support.
I believe it’s true that one person can make a difference. But how much more difference 100 people make, or rather 99.
I tried to be really nice and like the things other people liked and do the things other people were supposed to do, and what you find out is that they’re going to bully you anyway. And I thought, ‘You know what? If I’m going to get bullied anyway, I might as well get bullied for making a difference in the world.’
You only need a heart full of grace
If all human lives depended upon their usefulness – as might be judged by certain standards – there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world.
Someone told me much later that you always know the people who are going to make a difference in your life, from the very first time you set eyes on them, even if you do not like them at all. And I had noticed him, as he had me. God help us.
If the media is sending girls the message that their value lies in their bodies, this can only leave them feeling disempowered and distract them from making a difference and becoming leaders.
Go on… make a difference.
Life is a mission, not a career. A career is a profession, a mission is a cause. A career asks, What’s in it for me? A mission asks, How can I make a difference?
We cannot build our own future without helping others to build theirs.
Being able to engage my creativity in a way that makes a difference inspires me more than anything.
It feels good to rail against what is wrong in the world, to fight the good fight, to beat the drum of making a difference. I am right there with you.
I had no direction. I thought, ‘I need to make a difference in my life,’ and music was my answer.
Practice being gentle, respectful and loving toward the life force in all things. Remind yourself that your efforts do make a difference, even if you think they are miniscule in comparison to the magnitude of the problem.
If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.
Embrace change as an opportunity to learn, to improve, to make a difference in others’ lives as well as in your own. Have the courage to challenge the status quo. Remember that preparation and ambition in combination with opportunity equals success. And have fun!
Before I go to bed at night, I ice my face, because it closes your pores and makes a difference in the morning.
I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.
How can art make a difference in the world?
One is not born into the world to do everything but to do something.
I pray that we will treat each and every one of our Heavenly Father‘s children lovingly, tenderly, and individually, as He would have us treat them. I also pray that we will always be mindful of the power each one of us has to make a difference and to influence the world in which we live.
If you worry about making bogeys, it makes the game that much more difficult. You put more pressure on yourself without even noticing it. It makes a difference to take it easy when things aren’t going right.
Today, it is more important than ever to strengthen transatlantic relations. Only by co-operating closely can the EU and the US continue to make a difference when dealing with unprecedented challenges such as Daesh, the threats to Ukraine‘s sovereignty and territorial integrity, climate change and migration.
I don’t want to make money; I want to make a difference.
When you encourage others, you, in the process, are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.
I think it’s innate in human nature to want to make a difference, to make your life meaningful.
It’s important that I make a difference in some way. It’s not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do.
A lot of people are focused on taking over the world or doing the biggest thing and getting the most users. I think part of making a difference and doing something cool is focusing intensely.
I have met with political leaders, legislators, and diplomats, seeking the next steps to press in reducing and eliminating the nuclear threat in this century. I have participated in public coalitions developing programmes for action to combat the global rash of small arms. All are trying and making a difference.
If you pursue good with labor, the labor passes away but the good remains; if you pursue evil with pleasure, the pleasure passes away and the evil remains.
We live in more pragmatic times than when we originally recorded those songs. But many of the dreamers of the ’60s have been elected to governmental office or taken on a leadership role in their communities. They are now in the position to make a difference.
Be patient with yourself. Perfection comes not in this life, but in the next life. Don’t demand things that are unreasonable, but demand of yourself improvement. As you let the Lord help you through that, He will make the difference.
It’s important to give back to the community. I want to make a difference in the world!
The top players talk more now, and we have more meetings. We’re just trying to get things better. But we still need somebody who could make a difference.
I care about this crazy little planet and I would love to make a difference.
If you want to make a difference, the next time you see someone being cruel to another human being, take it personally. Take it personally because it is personal!
People need to know that what they’re doing is making a difference and that their leaders notice and appreciate their efforts.
I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference
God, show me how to pray in a way that will make a difference in this child’s life.
Attitude isn’t everything, but it is one thing that can make a difference in your life.
Live simply that others might simply live.
The beauty of coaching is that you are working with human beings. I feel very comfortable with my staff that we can make a difference, that we can make a difference on the ice.
If your job is not making a difference in this world, by all means, get out there and find something else … You’ll find a sense of making a difference through your work if you simply look for it.
The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.
I think that in the realm of commercial, popcorn cinema, the amount of message or smuggling of ideas you can get in there is quite limited. Like, if you think you’re going to make a difference or change anything, you’re on pretty dangerous thin ice.
We dont know anything about racism. Weve never experienced it. If words can make a difference in your life for seven minutes, how would it affect you if you heard this every day of your life?
I’ve always had a burning desire to help people and make a difference in the world. I didn’t know how I could do that in modelling when it can be such a fake world. But my dad told me I could make a difference by being true to myself and teaching people what I’ve learnt about spirituality, health and nutrition.
I believe that every human being should try to do good for someone else. There are so many different ways to do it. My art can be an instrument for helping people… What a good feeling – that I can do that with my art.
Romero Britto
The need is great and so are the opportunities to make a difference.
The quickest way to change the world is to be of service to others. Show that your love can make a difference in the lives of people and thereby someone else’s love can make a difference in your life. By each of us doing that and working together we change the world one inner person at a time.
I never said to be like me, I say be like you and make a difference.
Negative feedback is better that none. I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me. As long as he hates me I make a difference.
I think these ladies, that group of 130 women, are going to make a difference in what goes on down there, because they’re going to hold the localsfeet to the fire.
Kids can make a difference by telling an adult about any bullying they see. Kids need to know that they can be helpful in a bad situation if they get help quickly and also they need to stand up for the child that’s being bullied.
I mean, I enjoy my work as an actor. But to make a difference in people’s lives through advocacy and through supporting research – that’s the kind of privilege that few people will get, and it’s certainly bigger than being on TV every Thursday for half an hour.
No matter who you are, where you’ve come from, what you’ve been through… You can make a difference in this world.
We cannot wait for others to make a difference, we have to be the change ourselves. To be a part of the making of yet another cancer hospital is a blessing in itself.’ Watch me live on ARY Digital and donate to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Peshawar as much as you can.
Hadiqa Kiani
Happiness is good, but well-overrated: what we hate most are the very motivators that put us in gear. A man drifts along with little to contribute until something agitates him enough to make a difference, whether for himself or for his communities.
One person really can make a difference.
Especially as a title-holder, you can do great things with charities, because people suddenly care about what you have to say. I wanted to make a difference, which is why I created the Queen of the Universe pageant. I want to change all of those stigmas in the beauty pageant world.
Same-sex marriage polls is our last chance to make a difference. If you’re like me, you don’t want to have to ask yourself on the day after the election, what else could I have done?
While my military experience reinforced in me the strength that I have, it also demonstrated to me that I have the ability and power to make a difference in people’s lives.
Earl Woods
What is Apple, after all? Apple is about people who think ‘outside the box,’ people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help them create things that make a difference, and not just to get a job done.
Find ways to embrace the things that make you unique, and you’ll unlock the ways you can make a difference in the world.
Global warming is another big area that we need to get on top of. And diseases in Africa, which we’re also working on and seeing if we can make a difference on. And there are lots of issues that governments seem to be blind about.
Popular as Keynesian fiscal policy may be, many economists are skeptical that it works. They argue that fine-tuning the economy is a virtually impossible task, and that fiscal-stimulus programs are usually too small, and arrive too late, to make a difference.
People don’t believe that their actions really and truly are going to make a difference. But kids get it. They know. And they get all excited about the difference they’re making.
The good news is that more than ever, value accrues to those that show up, those that make a difference, those that do work that matters.
As far juicing goes, I’ve done it for a couple of years; it’s very good to cleanse the body. Doing the smoothies and getting the fruits and veggies in there just gives you more energy. You’ll feel quite different after a couple weeks of doing it. Be consistent with it and you’ll see it really makes a difference.
If you live life with the intention of making a difference in others’ lives, your life will be full not empty.
If the church is going to make a difference, it will need to go through the “big give-up” stage. Churches will need to quit being selfish and become relevant.
Never start a business just to ‘make money’. Start a business to make a difference.
Be sure that you make a difference in the world.
It’s not about someone making a difference on their own; it’s about everybody pulling together to make a difference.
I love inspiring people, and if I can make a difference in one person’s life, then that’s success for me!
I really have to feel that I could make a difference in the movie, or I shouldn’t be doing it.
If you make a difference, people will gravitate to you. They want to engage, to interact and to get you more involved.
I’m incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal, and believe that they can make a difference and then go ahead and do just that. I think it’s incredible.
Don’t get cynical. Don’t ever think you can’t make a difference.
I make a difference between genocide and Holocaust. Holocaust was mainly Jewish, that was the only people, to the last Jew, sentenced to die for one reason, for being Jewish, that’s all.
The idea behind a dish – the delight and the surprise – makes a difference. Great literature surprises and delights, and provokes us. It isn’t just ‘Here’s the factsboy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl.’ It’s how you tell it.
The problem in modern America is not that an individual can’t make a difference, but that nearly all of us are too distracted to even consider trying.
Every single human being on this earth make a difference on this planet earth but each one of us make a different contribution and it will be a better contribution when we have more gratitude and more generosity, when we love more.
You cannot make a difference unless you’re different.
Through their ‘Making a Difference’ franchise, I am excited to work with NBC News to continue to highlight stories of organizations and individuals who make their communities and our world healthier, more just and more humane.
We must remain hopeful that a universal ethic of courage, caring, sharing, respect, radical compassion, and love will make a difference even if we do not see the positive results of our efforts… We can never be too generous or too kind.
I salute every individual who honours the core values of peace and help in one way or another to make a difference.
This is a lyrical guide that addresses the deep human yearning to make a difference. It’s full of indelible stories reminding us that, yes, helping people is hard-but it’s both possible and infinitely rewarding. A Path Appears offers practical steps that any of us can take to empower others, and ourselves.
The vicious count their years; virtuous, their acts.
Sometimes we overemphasize the political system. There are other ways to make a difference. There’s technology, there’s media, there’s business.
As the young leaders of tomorrow, you have the passion and energy and commitment to make a difference. What I’d like to really urge you do is to have a global vision. Go beyond your country; go beyond your national boundaries
Whether we’re a preschooler or a young teen, a graduating college senior or a retired person, we human beings all want to know that we’re acceptable, that our being alive somehow makes a difference in the lives of others.
The cumulative effect of each person making a change in his or her own life will make a difference.
I love what’s going on these days with these powerful women who are really working to make a difference.
Once I stop spending energy trying to prevent things I have no control over, I have a tremendous amount of energy to focus on the places where I can make a difference.
You have to embrace the people that love you because you’re making a difference in people’s lives, and you’re making them feel something with your music. That, I think, is the biggest key: to stay grounded and focused and stay true to who you are as a person. believes you don’t have to wait to be Bono or Bill Gates to make a difference. Teens are super creative and passionate. We’re unlocking that power by leveraging pop culture and communications technologies to get kids to do great stuff offline.
It is my sense of exclusion from representation that made me want to be a part of figuring out if we could make a difference.
Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
If you believe you can make a difference, then you will make a difference. Believe in yourself, your family and your community and you will win.
Making a difference in your work is not about productivity; it’s about people. When you focus on others and connect with them, you can work together to accomplish great things.
If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.
I vote because it’s what small-d democracy is about. Because there are places where people fight for generations and stand for hours to cast a ballot knowing what we ought to remember: that it makes a difference. Not always a big difference. Not always an immediate difference. But a difference.
People come to a company like Abbott sometimes and think, Its so big, I cant make a difference. I think just the opposite. I think everybody can make a difference.
Miles D. White
There is no greater reward than working from your heart and making a difference in the world.
The formula for success is every guy can make a difference for the entire team in whatever his role is. And to do it right, to get it right, is a critical factor in being successful.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can.
If you were to ask me what I want to do – I don’t want to be a celebrity, I want to make a difference.
Yesterday is a memory and tomorrow is a dream. Today is the day to make your mark—to make a difference.
Software touches all of these different things you use, and tech companies are revolutionizing all different areas of the world…from how we shop to how farming works, all these things that aren’t technical are being turned upside down by software. So being able to play in that universe really makes a difference.
The gun becomes this psychological totem, this thing of who I am. And it’s almost as if using the gun is going to be the thing that’s going to be my expression of how I make a difference in the world.
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
When I’m crossing the street, I look both ways and I process the information rationally because if I make a mistake I get hurt, but when I cast a vote, kind of regardless of how I voted, doesn’t make a difference and that’s sort of a recipe for uninformed and irrational voting.
You’d better make sure that you know you can make a difference, and if it’s a difference you want to make, is there another way to do the same thing, and what’s the down side? What’s the repercussions if I do this? To my career, to my family, whatever else.
I’m so grateful that I’m able to do something about this passion that I have for shelter animals. In a strange way, it completes me. It means so much to me and makes me feel like I’m truly making a difference.
My goal in life is to leave behind a safe and healthy world for our children. Before I leave this world, I want to be satisfied that at least I tried. I know I can make a difference, even if it might only be a small one.
Maisie Shiell
We know the parental support, community support, makes a difference. It’s not just the metrics of testing and putting pressure on the schools and on the teachers.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
The image of a country is not just about economic and military strength. The soft face of a country also makes a difference. Sports are one such soft power which can capture the world’s attention to India.
The importance of this success of Wipro has become manifold more, because it’s the success of Wipro that enables the possibility of making a difference to some of the most disadvantaged people in the world.
The test is can you do something, rather than have a theoretical argument – can you make a difference?
I’m cashing in on the excitement of making a difference in the world.
I love making a difference, and doing it quickly.
But whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated passion of your life, and find your way to say it and live for it and die for it. And you will make a difference that lasts. You will not waste your life.
[On power:] Some people really have almost a disdain for that word. They feel it is alien to conscience. Power for power’s sake, no. But the positive use of power for positive purposes is very important. You have to understand that. You’ve got to have a seat at the policy table if you want to make a difference.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Nelson Henderson
Dreamers dream about things being different. Visionaries envision themselves making a difference.
Women don’t seek power for its own sake, but to make a difference and overcome each challenge
I think all of us in our lives feel like we can’t make a difference or we can’t make a change or it’s too late or we’re too tired or we’re too scared.
Animals have always been a passion of mine, being able to help them because they can’t help themselves, and I think that people have treated them so badly over the years and it’s just not fair. It’s something I feel like I can help make a difference.
Of those things that would make a difference, which are right for me?
I definitely love that all these car brands are coming out with hybrid forms of every car that they have. It’s very awesome because I think it does make a difference, and it doesn’t hurt that you save a lot of money on gas.
I do what I do because I believe in the country that we live in. I believe we are making a difference in stemming the flow of terrorism into Australia… I want my children to be able to live as everyone does now without the fear of getting on a bus and having it blow up.
Ben Roberts-Smith
None of those other things makes a difference. Love is the strongest thing in the world, you know. Nothing can touch it. Nothing comes close. If we love each other we’re safe from it all. Love is the biggest thing there is.
I always saw myself as a large stockholder trying to make a difference. I wasn’t raiding anybody.
Running for office was definitely something I’ve thought about. When I was younger, I wanted to major in political science. And I’ve been engaged in current events since I was a kid. If I can make a difference and feel passionately and capable, then I would. Why not?
You don’t have to make the headlines to make a difference.
Being a working mom, you want to make a difference in our schools, which is making a difference in our children and ultimately it’s making a difference in our community.
Seeing how many people in our world today are focused on doing good in this world for others, especially in the younger generation and how passionate they feel about making a difference. What inspires me is helping others to become more of who they are and to learn to become radically generous with each other.
It’s what you do right now that makes a difference.
I am gratified on a regular basis by the people I meet all across the country who dedicate their efforts to protecting the environment and public health and are making a difference. The great thing about working on important issues is all of the other people you meet doing the same thing.
I feel like it’s God’s plan for me to play football and make a difference in people’s lives.
If you think it makes a difference if I have ten thousand sports cars, ten million girlfriends and lead a very flashy life … I don’t think you should work with any teacher because you don’t know what it is all about yet.
If you must make a difference in life, then change your mind set.
I decided I wanted to be a painter, and then that moved into wanting to be an animator. By adolescence, I just wanted it to be something that was important…something that would make a difference in people’s lives or leave an imprint in history.
I know my father can make a difference.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Novels aren’t just happy escapes; they are slivers of people’s souls, nailed to the pages, dripping ink from veins of wood pulp. Reading the right one at the right time can make all the difference.
Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.
What happened yesterday is history. What happens tomorrow is a mystery. What we do today makes a difference – the precious present moment.
You can’t go through life and leave things the way they are. We can all make a difference, and if I die today, I know I made a difference.
It obviously makes a difference whether we consider ourselves as pawns in a game whose rules we call reality or as players of the game who know that the rules are ‘real’ only to the extent that we have created or accepted them, and that we can change them.
I believe these words came from the Pokemon movie. Life can be a challenge. Life can seem impossible. It’s never easy when there’s so much on the line.
Art can make a difference because it pulls people up short. It says, don’t accept things for their face value; you don’t have to go along with any of this; you can think for yourself.
What will people remember us for? Are other people’s lives better because we lived? Did we make a difference? Did we use to the fullest the gifts and abilities God gave us? Did we give our best effort, and did we do it for the right reasons?
I know I have to stop. We all have to stop. Funny how knowing something‘s a bad idea doesn’t make a difference.
Sara Ryan
The foolish idea that my music can actually make a difference in someone’s life – that right there is proof that it’s working. It makes me feel great, it really does.
We can make a huge impact. We can be that difference maker just because of our status and because of what we do. I would advise all professional athletes to get involved and to try to help make a difference. If we don’t, who else will?
The Lord loveth a cheerful giver. He also accepteth from a grouch.
Catherine Hall
I’ve gotta get out of the basement. I’ve gotta see the world. I’ve gotta make a difference
The purpose of life is to matter, to be productive, to have it make a difference that you lived at all-using the talents that God has given you for the betterment of others.
Understand and be confident that each of us can make a difference by caring and acting in small as well as big ways.
While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.
Live today the way you want to be remembered tomorrow.
Every time a child is saved from the dark side of life, every time one of us makes the effort to make a difference in a child’s life, we add light and healing to our own lives.
Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.
Thomas Ehrlich
Music is a very strong force when it comes to making a difference, as well as entertaining, soothing, and encouraging.
Because I think you’re right. You can make a difference.” He told me experiences were kind of like fate, and fate usually came in the form of a test. He told me fate liked to be worshiped. It liked to see us fall on out knees before it offered to help us up…” ♥
Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count.
Find your voice, and inspire others to find theirs. Don’t ignore that longing to make a difference.
There has never been, and never will be, anyone who sees,
thinks, or responds exactly the way you do. Whether you’re
revolutionizing physics or making a quilt, you must display
your differences to make a difference.
Treat employees like they make a difference and they will
James Goodnight
What makes a difference is when we take our mind and put it into the scriptures, when we read the Buddhist Canon, the Pali Canon, when we read the Tibetan books, when we read anything inspiring – somebody else’s journey into the world of enlightenment.
You can’t go back. Can’t fix what broke. But you can go forward. And every step matters. Every one makes a difference.” She pushed away from the desk, cupped his face in her hands. “From where I’m standing, you’re the best step I ever took.
I think that one of the problems that exists in the United States and in many places in the world is that people don’t believe that they can make a difference. So a lot of times we’re defeated before we even start. We’ve become consumers of a world vision, of Kentucky Fried Chicken, of McDonalds.
I didn’t come to stay. I came to make a difference.
If there is anything serious enough to make a difference in my ife, I will talk about it.
Basketball is one of those rare opportunities where you can make a difference, not only for yourself, but for other people as well.
I want to be remembered as someone who put India on the scientific map of the world in terms of large innovation. I want to be remembered for making a difference to global healthcare. And I want to be remembered as someone who did make a difference to social economic development in India.
When God puts love and compassion in your heart toward someone, He’s offering you an opportunity to make a difference in that person’s life. You must learn to follow that love. Don’t ignore it. Act on it. Somebody needs what you have.
I wish I could believe that one person could make a difference.
Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the One who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.
I feel it is important to point out that individuals can make a difference, that things that seem impossible one day might suddenly shift into a possibility the next day.
One of the best antidotes for depression is to look around and see what you can do to help out – to make a difference – for now and the future. Now is the future, for what I do right now is the future. For what I am doing right now is already affecting tomorrow.
I would love for people to be able to think of me as a guy who stood up for what he believed in and helped make a difference for the vets.
There’s nothing more rewarding than making a difference doing charity work or being able to be there for a friend.
Never doubt that one person can make a difference.
Anybody who gives away money is mostly looking at things where they think they can make a difference. I’m trying to help people who helped me, educational institutions that helped me with scholarships, or organizations that were very useful to me in growing up.
There is always someone better than you. Whatever it is that you do for a living, chances are, you will run into a situation in which you are not as talented as the person next to you. That’s when being a competitor can make a difference in your fortunes.
I feel that one of the best things a person can do for another is to create a job. So you do OK commercially, and then you try to make a difference of some sort.
A moment of gratitude makes a difference in your attitude.
If Christianity is valid, why is there so much evil in the world?” To this the famous preacher replied, “With so much soap, why are there so many dirty people in the world? Christianity, like soap, must be personally applied if it is to make a difference in our lives.
I get the most gratification in life by feeling like I’m doing something purposeful and meaningful and makes a difference to other people, and that comes with its pros and cons. I’ve accepted this is the kind of person that I am, and this is the path I’ve chosen in life – and I’m stickin’ with it.
Now is the time when we must renew ourselves and live as if we and all of life is sacred, and as if everything we do makes a difference.
Music is the tool to express life – and all that makes a difference.
All of us want to have meaning in our lives and want to feel like we’re doing something that makes a difference. I believe we’re doing that in the Justice Department.
I’ve seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
If you create something that makes a difference in people’s lives, you are likely to become a business success as well
Part of Clary wanted to lean sideways and put her head on her mother’s shoulder. She could even close her eyes, pretend everything was all right. The other part of her knew that it wouldn’t make a difference; she couldn’t keep her eyes closed forever.
Winning ‘American Idol‘ gives the opportunity to really help make a change to a lot of lives, and making a difference has given me the greatest satisfaction and joy.
I never minded flying cheap. I always said to myself, ‘Taking this flight saves enough money to rescue four dogs, or six cats, or will let me make a difference to the one woman saving chimps in Cameroon.’
If you’re going to follow your bliss and make a difference in the world, you’ll soon learn that you can’t follow the herd.
Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.
A good bookshop is not just about selling books from shelves, but reaching out into the world and making a difference.
Prayer does make a difference-a life-changing, mind-blowing, earth-rattling difference.
The end point of leadership is not just the position of power we reach, but the continual change and deepening we experience that makes a difference in our lives, our work, our world. Our leadership journeys are only at midpoint when we have achieved a position of power.
I like being the one who makes a difference. On the pitch, I always try to create a special situation.
People have power to make a difference in their lives.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that, with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops, their spouses, and their families.
Take care, don’t fight, and remember: if you do not choose to lead, you will forever be led by others. Find what scares you, and do it. And you can make a difference, if you choose to do so.
My piece of bread only belongs to me when I know that everyone else has a share, and that no one starves while I eat.
You need to feel that you’re making a difference.
What makes the difference between a great player and just a normal player is dedication, work, commitment.
Spend your energy on things that make a difference.
Every single one of us can do something, however small, to make a difference.
To know that once you decide to look at life outside of the narrow limits of just your world and start to understand that you can make a difference in very simple ways – in volunteering and all the way up to bigger world problems.
I was listening to the guy that represented me in the state Senate, and I just got really frustrated. I called my wife and said, Ive always wanted to do something that makes a difference. So I ended up running and won.
I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
If we begin to stop spewing the negative and really move into using our voices and our pens and our abilities that we have to reach millions of people to the positive, we can make a difference in the world.
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
Change happens when one individual has had enough pain and finds the inner resolve to ask for help and make a difference.
Nothing, no one, is too small to matter. What you do is going to make a difference.
I am really inspired by strong, badass, female characters. I would start with a revenge film, then ease into stories of badass everyday woman who make a difference in their own life for the better of people and environment around them. Stories of self realization.
It doesn’t hurt me on a personal level, but it hurts me on a larger level of like, why are people so stupid? Why do we have to go through these unnecessary exercises. Fight crime, don’t fight me. If you really want to make a difference don’t fight me or Fugazi.
Every individual can make a difference every day by making conscious choices.
I have a passion for helping others and making a difference in the world. I take life one day at a time and make the best of it every chance that I get.
All of a sudden people in the United States start to realize that vaccines make a difference. The controversy and the myth that’s there, we’re always trying to bust through that. So when I see a disease outbreak, I say to myself, “OK, that’ll get people realizing how lucky we are to have vaccines.”
I just kind of dive in if I think I can create something that will make a difference and then try to get the numbers to stack up after the event. So most of the things I’ve done I would not have done if I’d have asked the accountants to look at them before.
The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free.
I just want to be the biggest artist that I can be, and I want to make a difference. I feel like Michael (Jackson) made a difference with everything that he did. He was so charitable and just always on-point. I just want to be where he is, as an artist.
I want the world to know that Shirley Sherrod is someone who is committed to helping others. I love people, and I love doing things that make a difference.
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
Michael Jordan changed so much in basketball, he took his power to make a difference. It’s so much going on in music right now and somebody has to make a difference.
The most fundamental winning formula is to bet on human decency and be patient.
Evolutionary circles are one of the key social forms in which people are connecting and can connect to make a difference throughout the world.
It makes a difference when you’ve got more than two months versus two weeks to train for a particular opponent.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.
What if more women, mothers, gave birth as an ecstatic celebration of female sexuality? Mothers who do will often declare, “Now I can do anything!” What would the world look like if half of our population felt empowered to make a difference with their lives?
Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else’s isn’t.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
I think everybody wants to make a difference in some way.
If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world.
Every time you say ‘I don’t want to hear it’ when someone is going to tell an ethnic joke, or every time you help somebody cross the street or put money in the bucket in your place of worship, you’re making a difference.
Doing a job, or even watching a film, can make a difference to your life, but I don’t think it ever has an explosive impact where your life will never be the same again. It kind of seeps into your life, and perhaps realise you’re a little more vigilant about certain things than you might have been.
One of the things which make any company successful, in particular the Home Depot, was that we understood and catered to the customer. If it didn’t sell, it didn’t make a difference what we thought or our research told us. They told us if it was successful by buying it or not.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
We can make a difference and have fun doing it
Be the change you want to see.
I grew up believing that one person could make a difference. In Indiana, you saw that with basketball. The small town could beat the big town, like in the movie Hoosiers. That is one of the things that attracts me to entrepreneurs.
The world has improved mostly because unorthodox people did unorthodox things. Not surprisingly, they had the courage and daring to think they could make a difference.
A hungry mind is not free, and I felt if we were really going to make a difference and fight poverty we should at least start with the ability to feed ourselves, and the millions of Africans who don’t have it.
Excellence matters, and technology advances so fast that the potential for improvement is tremendous. So, since becoming CEO again, I’ve pushed hard to increase our velocity, improve our execution, and focus on the big bets that will make a difference in the world.
If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.
If people looked at the stars each night, they’d live a lot differently. When you look into infinity, you realize that there are more important things than what people do all day.
Our mission is to speak the truth to power. We send home that first rough draft of history. We can and do make a difference in exposing the horrors of war and especially the atrocities that befall civilians.
If the Republican Party stands for individual liberty, if we defend the Bill of Rights, if we stand for keeping this country safe, then we deserve to win, and if we don’t, we deserve to lose. It shouldn’t be – it’s not just a game of blue team/red team. It is actually about making a difference in people’s lives.
It is important for us to understand that the way we are perceived in the world is going to make a difference, in terms of our capacity to get cooperation and root out terrorism. And one of the things that I intend to do as president is to restore America’s standing in the world.
I think we can make a difference in the lives of the poor, and the millions.
If Jesus can live in you and you are no different than the world around you, something got short circuited because Jesus makes a difference.
Sometimes just a smile on our face can help to make this world a better place.
Even one kid going hungry in America is one too many. How can we stand by when the reality is that there are more than 12 million underfed children in the U.S.? We can make a difference.
It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.
person can make a difference. You don’t have to be a big shot. You
don’t have to have a lot of influence. You just have to have faith in
your power to change things.
You can tell people of the need to struggle, but when the powerless start to see that they really can make a difference, nothing can quench the fire.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular… it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
Well-being is like water moving down hill. When you block the water, the water turns into a reservoir, reservoir of well-being instead of a flow of well-being. To well-being it doesn’t make a difference.
A difference is a difference only if it makes a difference.
Canasta is a new game that bids fair to rival Bridge as a popular partnership game for four players. It’s fast, exciting and dramatic; a single play, according to experts, can make a difference of 5,000 points.
Albert H. Morehead
The most reliable predictor of not being lonely is the amount of contact with women. Time spent with men doesn’t make a difference.
I hope that my work makes a difference because I think that’s why I do it.
When all is said and done, the only change that will make a difference is the transformation of the human heart.
Simple, easy actions can protect the health of our water resources and help save drinking water supplies. There is not one individual who cannot help to make a difference to the health of the environment
Ian Kiernan
I made a commitment to myself: that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference… It has to move people.
When you believe in what you’re doing and use your imagination and initiative, you can make a difference.
If you believe in practising generosity of spirit, at heart you believe in the power of an individual to make a difference and at heart you treat individuals with deep respect and want to see others flourish.
We’re mathematically past the point where the accumulation of individual actions can add up quickly enough to make a difference. The individual action that actually matters is not being an individual. It’s joining together with other people in groups large enough to change the political dynamic around climate change.
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.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Care enough to make a difference. Care enough to turn somebody around. Care enough to change. Care enough to win.
I think – you know, I’m a guy that – I don’t live on the earth just to walk it. I live on here to make a difference.
Being a justice. If you love law the way I do… you’re given the job of a lifetime… you’re permitted to address the most important legal questions of the country, and sometimes the world. And in doing so, you make a difference in people’s lives.
We have never worried about numbers. In the marketplace, Apple is trying to focus the spotlight on products, because products really make a difference. You can’t con people in this business. The products speak for themselves.
If you think that one individual can’t make a difference in the world, consider what one cigar can do in a nine-room house.
Do excellent work for Christ. So that’s my heart. It’s always been. And I want to be the best I can be. I want to make a difference in my generation.
I thought society would do the right thing. Now I look around and I think — society never does the right thing. Sometimes people do the right thing. Sometimes one person makes a difference. But civilization has rules, and I’ve learned them well — never be helpless, never be sick, never be poor.
If there was a time when ‘The Ecologist’ appeared not to be making a difference at all, not doing something useful, I wouldn’t do ‘The Ecologist,’ but I think it is useful.
What I actually wanted to do with my life is make a difference to the world. That led me into science very quickly.
I was recently asked about the business side of ‘Biggest Loser,’ but as long as we entertain people, we can keep coming back and making a difference. It’s a delicate balance, but one feeds off the other. I feel so good about the show – it’s uplifting and inspiring and entertaining at the same time.
I care not whether the soldiers are of Milesian, Teutonic, African or Angelo-Saxon descent. I despise the principle that make a difference between them in the hour of battle and of death.
[I am enthusiastic about journalism because] it’s a craft that can … galvanize an often complacent citizenry, and make a difference.
As a college coach, I felt you could make a difference in a player’s life. There was an educational aspect I thought was important.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
There is no time like the present.
Georgia Byng
The greatest advantage of being First Lady is the opportunity it presents to truly make a difference on issues of great importance.
Lord, let me make a difference for you that is utterly disproportionate to who I am.
It’s not about making money for themselves or the company, but making a difference in the lives of others.
I guess one person can make a difference.
I think we have a number of young people – like yourself – who want to make a difference. Im not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive.
You make a difference about your life it’s a knock on the head of mind setting your life you see the stars they shine across the way you build a bridge you make it shine the only way to make a difference is to help the community!
Believe with all your heart that how you live your life makes a difference
This is my calling, this is why I was put on this earth-to make a difference in people’s lives.
A lot of people go off and have fun adventures, or hard adventures, and their impulse is to write about them right away. What really makes a difference is having some perspective on what happened.
Enjoy it, kid. Enjoy feeling that you can make a difference.’ Floyd flashed him a smile. ‘It won’t last for ever.
Conversations with my mother, father, my grandparents, as I’ve grown up have obviously driven me towards wanting to try and make a difference as much as possible.
I mean, but obviously, in people’s eyes, it still – it can still link Islam to terrorism. I mean, why does it make a difference that they’re white?
Decide that you don’t mind being inconvenienced or interrupted, and God will use you to make a difference.
For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.
I discovered that people are not really afraid of dying; they’re afraid of not ever having lived, not ever having deeply considered their life’s higher purpose, and not ever having stepped into that purpose and at least tried to make a difference in this world.
You’ve met Nick?” “Yep, we’ve met, all right. He was kind enough to inform me that I have absolutely no say in whether you two date.” “Well, you don’t.” “You know, you all could at least pretend that my opinion makes a difference.
That which makes us DIFFERENT, will make a DIFFERENCE in the world some day. Be Yourself.
Know that you can make a difference in the world by being true to yourself, and moving in the direction of your dreams!
You can never tell what type of impact you may make on another’s life by your actions or lack of action. Some times just with a smile on the street to a passing stranger can make a difference we could never imagine.
Ed Foreman
In a cornball way, I think being a celebrity is about making a difference, too.
My mother’s very proud of the name she gave me. She thought it sounded rhythmically better. It doesn’t really make a difference to me what people call me, but since my mother calls me Holly Marie when she’s angry, I prefer just my first name.
Today, is a great day to make a difference for someone. ‘I have a dream’.
Now somebody will ask me, Pete, how can you prove these songs really make a difference? And I have to confess I can’t prove a darn thing, except that the people in power must think they do something, because they keep the songs off the air.
Of course I believe imaginative architecture can make a difference to people’s lives, but I wish it was possible to divert some of the effort we put into ambitious museums and galleries into the basic architectural building blocks of society.
My husband believes that he can make a difference. He loves people.
Students need to be reminded that revision isn’t merely making a few cosmetic changes. Revision is seeing and then reseeing our words and practicing strategies that make a difference in our writing.
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Sometimes, when you want to make a difference in a person’s life, stay out of it.
Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don’t think anything’s going to make a difference.
It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.
I realized just how much exercise and eating right make a difference in how you feel now and when you get older.
I would make a difference by banning unsustainable palm oil in order to save the rainforest and orangutan habitats along with the rest of the three hundred thousand other species that live in the rainforest.
With wolves, solidarity is first but when they hunt, they change roles. The implicit hierarchy depends on who does what. In an organization one unique person makes a difference, but you need teamwork to make it happen.
I believe it is the duty of each of us to act as if the fate of the world depended on him. Admittedly, one man by himself cannot do the job. However, one man can make a difference. We must live for the future of the human race, and not for our own comfort or success.
You don’t need to come from wealth or privilege to make a difference.
See yourself always as cause, and perhaps a better world will be found among your effects.
My parents taught my sister and me the importance of giving back and making a difference in another person’s life.
I don’t want to be Nephilim,” said Jace. “I want to be something else. Stronger, faster, better than human. But different. Not subservient to the Laws of an angel who couldn’t care less about us. Free.” He ran his hand through a curl of her hair. “I’m happy now, Clary. Doesn’t that make a difference?
Being an entrepreneur simply means being someone who wants to make a difference to other people’s lives.
There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.
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.
You know, my dad served in the President’s Cabinet after his time as a governor. He told me he enjoyed being governor a lot more. Now, I understand why. If I do my job well, I can make a difference in people’s lives and I can help our children realize their dreams.
Make a difference no matter what role you play
We can work together across countries and cultures like never before through the Internet and social media. Everyone can make a difference, whether it is by building a school, sponsoring a child’s education, volunteering at their local school, or working to hold leaders accountable for their promises.
A human being can only absorb a small amount of the mystical kundalini, you can be exposed again and again to it, but it won’t really make a difference. You can only absorb so much.
In every single job, in every single business, in every single profession – in whatever you do – there can be the satisfaction and the happiness that comes from knowing that what you do is important, that what you do makes a difference in the lives of the people you serve.
I am going to give from every corner of my soul.
Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
If you’re an entrepreneur and you think that the president makes a difference to your business, you should stay at your current job.
Work hard at work worth doing.
In a lot of close games, I can make a difference with my speed.
As many as half of Ethiopias girls become wives before becoming adults. But Ethiopia is also a place where lasting solutions to child marriage are starting to make a difference.
One person can make a difference. In fact, its not only possible for one person to make a difference, its essential that one person makes a difference. And believe it or not, that person is you.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
If you don’t believe one person can make a difference, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.
Wherever I am in the world I want to be creating new projects and innovations, which are exciting and make a difference to communities.
I am but a small pencil in the hand of a writing God
At times, in medicine, you feel you are inside a colossal and impossibly complex machine whose gears will turn for you only according to their own arbitrary rhythm. The notion that human caring, the effort to do better for people, might make a difference can seem hopelessly naive. But it isn’t.
It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.
Putting forward your positive energy connects you back to basic human values which we all share. Good Deeds Day shows that no matter the size of the gesture, a smile that brightens someone else’s day or volunteering in your community, we can all take active part in making a difference.
I used to act dumb. That act is no longer cute. Now, I would like to make a difference God has given me this new chance.
There are women who make things better, there are women who change things, there are women who make things happen, who make a difference. I want to be one of those women.
Find out what’s really out there. I never said to be like me, I say be like you and make a difference.
People are grateful when you make a difference in their lives. That is the essence of any successful business
No, everyone has great ideas, but what makes a difference, especially online, or just in life, is actually doing it; getting that first version out there.
One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Ending hunger in America is a goal that is literally within our grasp.
Many kids in foster homes have a lot of emotions that are hard to get out. It’s important to let them know they can make a difference in the community.
The linchpin is an individual who can walk into chaos and create order, someone who can invent, connect, create, and make things happen. Every worthwhile institution has indispensable people who make differences like these.
Find a need and fill it.
Ruth Stafford Peale
Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds.
I was grateful for the opportunity to make a difference. The political violence really started in 1970-1971. The political difficulties start a little bit beyond that.
Make a difference, does it? You stay the night here snake get you.
In every generation, the world is changed by a few people, who stand for something, do not fear unpopularity and dare to make a difference.
Evil isn’t the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it’s a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.
I am about to stop being a get-along kind of guy and turn into somebody who makes a difference.
It sounds vain, but I could probably make a difference for almost everyone I ever met if I chose to involve myself with them either professionally or personally.
If you want to make a difference in the lives of the people you lead, you must be willing to walk alongside them, to lift and encourage them, to share moments of understanding with them, and to spend time with them, not just shout down at them from on high.
True generosity consists precisely in fighting to destroy the causes which nourish false charity.
I wake up every day feeling like today’s the day to make a difference. I never question the correctness of what I’m doing or the need for it.
My parents were my first bosses – they gave me my moral compass, goals, and first recognition. My dad worked 25 years for Rolls Royce in England. He taught me the value of working someplace where you can make a difference – not chasing money but doing work that you found purposeful.
Join us in the fight to defeat the Washington machine. It’s fun and easy to get started. You can make a difference and change the direction of our country! Join today.
Not to sound clichГ© or anything, but with the downtime that I have and the possible platform that my work could give me, I’d like to figure out a way to give back and make a difference, you know?
Sometimes a man imagines that he will lose himself if he gives himself, and keep himself if he hides himself. But the contrary takes place with terrible exactitude.
There is so much each one of us can do to make a difference. We are at a dangerous juncture in the history of mankind. … We need to defend our principles and values, human rights, civil liberties and the rule of international law. If we don’t our world will further descend into a state of chaos.
I just hope to make a difference.
As an actor, you always want to feel like what you’re doing is making a difference to the story.
I can definitely say the same thing [discussing Steffi Graf’s claim that she had played against at least one top player who used steroids]. Steroids can really make a difference, physically and mentally. I’d be really disappointed if I had been ranked No. 2 behind someone who took steroids.
You can’t make people work harder. People have to want to work hard and make a difference. Purpose matters.
That’s what being young is all about. You have the courage and the daring to think that you can make a difference. You’re not prone to measure your energies in time. You’re not likely to live by equations.
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
But at the same time you can’t assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life
Here, let me break it down for you, so you know what I say is true: Teachers? Teachers make a difference! Now what about you?
Even if the person doesn’t know what the internet can do, we can bring it to them and show how it can make a difference in their lives.
I think that it’s too much to take on the world. It’s too much to take on Los Angeles. All I can do is to go back home to the canyon where we live and ask the kinds of questions that can make a difference in our neighborhoods.