Be inspired and motivated by these make a difference quotes. You do make a difference in the lives of those around you. And never think you don't make a difference because you can only do a little. That little bit that you
do may make a huge difference in the life of someone else.
As was so eloquently stated by Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well." It is
not the selfish who live and create, help and support those who are in need. It is instead the unselfish who would rather be living proof of putting words of compassion and thoughtfulness into measurable action that makes the
real and lasting difference in this world.
Just how much one could give without cost - a smile, a kind word can make a difference to one who is lost.
Catherine Pulsifer, A Lofty Measure
I never said to be like me, I say be yourself and make a difference.
People don't understand that not only can they make a difference, it's their responsibility to do so.
Positive minded people are more likely to achieve a successful life and make a difference in other people's live by positively influencing them!
Fostering understanding, breaking down walls,
We can make a difference, no matter how small.
Catherine Pulsifer, Spreading Compassion
Poems About Compassion
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.
Do a little good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.
All the difference there is between what looks like a worthless stone and a gem is in the cutting and grinding. All the difference between a wilderness and a garden is wrought by weeding and pruning.
M J Savage
Far better things lie ahead for those who hands reach out rather than clutch what lies behind.
Rosy Lee Anderson
Poems About Hope
Understand that one day you will have the power to make a difference, so use it well.
You're here to make a difference, there is a reason for your existence.
Catherine Pulsifer, What's The Reason?
Poems About Purpose
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.
John F. Kennedy
You never quite know what you do in life that leaves a seed behind that grows into an oak tree.
The Oak Tree Poem
Your thoughtful caring ways impacts many people's day. You make a difference in people's lives helping them to thrive.
Catherine Pulsifer, Many Blessings
You have made a difference in my life - you bring happiness and cheer to those around you, my dear.
Sam R. V. Gould, A Difference In My Life
Dear little children, never think that you, because you're small, have no important place to fill
John Franklin Bair, Little Things
I don't think words can ever express my appreciation and thanks for your assistance, your gentle pushes, and your love. I would never have made it without you!
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
You make a difference in what you do - it is up to me and to you!
Catherine Pulsifer, The Three R's
The world is a better place, because of you - your sacrifices, we will always commemorate
Catherine Pulsifer, War May Be Over, But It's Never Far
Thank You Veteran Poems
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.
Marian Wright Edelman
With God's grace, you can make a difference in the lives of others, with His influence.
Catherine Pulsifer, Keep Your Eyes
Graduation Christian Poems
You had an impact more than you know as a tribute to you, we will continue to grow.
Catherine Pulsifer, A Tribute To You Teacher
Goodbye Poems For A Teacher
Hopeful, happy words make a big difference, so sprinkle your vocabulary with superlatives, and they'll serve as a positive affirmation.
Success is not as if we have been the recipients of Irish Blessings but in doing ordinary things that other people shun as work.
Some one is toiling long up the hill, under a load of care; rush, my brother, with heart true and brave, help their burdens to bear.
Charles E. Orr, Living For Others
Poems About Helping Others
There are times when encouragement means such a lot, and a word is enough to convey it
Grace Stricker Dawson, To A Friend
The art of achievement comes more from diligence and perseverance rather than depending on the arrangement of stars.
Theodore W. Higgingsworth
Lord, in the small or greater things, O grant me sweet success!
Ellwood Haines Stokes, The Mountain Stream
The spirit of Christmas is found when we lift the load of others.
My sisters, in yourself, have confidence - you really do make a difference
Catherine Pulsifer, My Sisters
Poems For Women
You're the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.
Earvin Magic Johnson
Not all of us can do great things but we can do small things with great love.
The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.
Robert F. Kennedy
Quotes About Purpose
Words of advice; words that come from the heart; words that can point another person,...to take a bold step that can change their life forever. It is these words that may make the difference between enjoying what life has to offer or it may mean carrying on doing the same old thing over and over again.
We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.
Friends are similar to a tree branching out but throughout our life there are those who stay and make a difference in all our lives.
Catherine Pulsifer, The Tree of Friendship
Inspirational Friendship Poems
Like the butterfly we experience struggles and choices that make a difference
Catherine Pulsifer, Life Can Be Beautiful
Quit complaining. Permanently. If you have a request, make it. If you have a suggestion, offer it. If you want things to change, then be the instrument of change.
Sam Bennett, Start Right Where You Are
Poems About Change
I tell you, it’s a big difference to savor up the reward of your hard work with fishing than just merely buying a fish in the market.
Jack Roush, Fishing
Whatever it is you care about, to make the difference that you seek requires a group of people to learn to trust each other and choose to cooperate for a larger purpose.
Peter Block, Community
Mentoring is about being real, being a catalyst, and being sometimes a kind of prophet. It is therefore far more art than science... The most powerful
and most difficult part of mentoring is being who you are.
Chip R. Bell, Managers As Mentors
Conceptualizing needs as basic and essential to wellness also implicates issues of care, social obligations, and fundamental human rights.
Richard M. Ryan, Self-Determination Theory
Sometimes the little things we do have a greater impact than we can imagine on other's lives.
Catherine Pulsifer, Don't Ignore
Little Things Poems
There are those who simply desire to add to their family through the process of adoption because they feel "called" to do so.
Rachel Garlinghouse,The Hopeful Mom's Guide to Adoption
Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.
St. Catherine of Siena
To make a difference in another person's life for their health,
tranquility, comfort or safety is more satisfying, positive and purposeful than making a
difference in my bank balance.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Life Choices Poems
This Thanksgiving let me say I am thankful for.... friends like you - You make a difference, yes you do.
Catherine Pulsifer, Thank You
When it's all over, it's not who you were. . . it's whether you made a difference.
Robert Joseph Dole
A bold act requires a high degree of confidence.
It is astonishing what a tremendous difference there is between the earning power of a man who does things pretty well, and of one who does them as well as they can be done
Orison Swett Marden, Your Special Talents
Follow Your Own Path Poems
Being a man or a woman is a matter of birth. Being a man or a woman who makes a difference is a matter of choice.
God's purpose for your life is to be both different than many, and to make a difference for many.
Byron R. Pulsifer
However, for a life to be meaningful, it must also be worthwhile.
The decency in a man is a natural result of positive thinking. A righteous and good quality is not a favor rather it's a natural consequence of one having a positive perception in every doing.
I can't help but conclude that my life is to deny my worldly pleasures so that I can assert and utilize my gifts
to destroy the fogs of life for those caught within crevices of despair.
Freddy J. W. Parkes
Poems About Life
If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've obviously never been in bed with a mosquito.
There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone's life.
Mary Rose Mcgeady
Love does make such a difference, oh, love is so great!
Bryant H. McGill
Catherine Pulsifer, Christmas Love
It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Kindness can transform someone's dark moment with a blaze of light. You'll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.
Amy Leigh Mercree
Go out and make a difference in your community. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
It's your unlimited power to care and to love that can make the biggest difference in the quality of your life.
Poems About Life And Love
Sometimes just a smile on our face can help to make this world a better place. Stand up for the things that are right. Try to talk things out instead of fight.
Lend a hand when you can. You can help to make a difference . . .
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.
It's a great satisfaction knowing that for a brief point in time you made a difference.
It's not what abilities you have that makes a difference it's what you do with these abilities that's paramount.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly.
Cecil B. DeMille
What would you like the most on your tombstone? ‘She/he was famous’ or ‘she/he was a kind and loving friend’?
It takes one family to make a difference in this community. It takes one person to make a difference in this family.
Poems About Family
Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.
No kid is unsmart. Every kid’s a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it.
Little things done over and over again add up to making a difference in a big way.
I realize it's possible in ways both large or small to make a difference in someone's life.
You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
You may find that making a difference for others makes the biggest difference in you.
It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.
Bryant H. McGill
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.
We can really make a difference in the world, just one heart, one kind word at a time.
It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference
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.
None of us alone can save the nation or world. But each of us can make a positive difference if we commit ourselves to do so.
Any time you have an opportunity to make a difference in this world and you don't, then you are wasting your time on Earth.
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care.