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"To me, success is making a positive difference through art - making art that affects the world and that changes the way people feel about themselves and the world." - Kat Graham

"Success is making a positive difference to other people, especially seeing others grow, succeed and thrive as a result of your own small contribution." - Azran Osman Rani

"I was raised on the values of speaking up and making a positive difference in a very political family that believed in the importance of public service." - Scott Mcclellan

"The greatest rewards come when you give of yourself. It's about bettering the lives of others, being part of something bigger than yourself, and making a positive difference." - Nick Vujicic

"A positive attitude means all the difference in the world." - Jenny Holzer

"There's a great difference between being positive and being delusional." - Amy Chan

"Happiness doesn't come from making a fortune and owning lots of possessions. 'Stuff' doesn't bring happiness. Family, friends, good health and the satisfaction that comes from making a positive difference are what really matter." - Richard Branson

"Negative thinking hinders others from making a positive response." - John C Maxwell

"Philanthropy is all about making a positive difference in the world by devoting your resources and your time to causes you believe in. In my case, I like to support causes where "a lot of good comes from a little bit of good," or, in other words, where the positive social returns vastly exceed the amount of time and money invested." - Jeffrey Skoll

"Running a business is making a difference in people's lives" - Richard Branson

"There's a difference between making an imitation and selling it." - Jonathan Hoefler

"You need to feel that you're making a difference." - Sheryl Sandberg

"There's a difference between making an imitation and selling it." - Jonathan Hoefler

"Knowledge is the key to making a difference." - Sylvia Earle

"There's a difference between making an imitation and selling it." - Jonathan Hoefler

"I love making a difference, and doing it quickly." - Greg Brenneman

"It makes a big difference in your life when you stay positive." - Ellen Degeneres

"The challenge is to become part of the struggle, to make a positive difference." - David Satcher

"Our job in life is to make a positive difference, not prove we're right." - Peter Drucker

"There is a vast difference between positive thinking and existential courage." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"It's nice to help remember somebody who really made a very positive difference in the world." - Mary Hart

"You may find that making a difference for others makes the biggest difference in you." - Brian Williams

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative." - Robert Collier

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative." - W Clement Stone

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative." - W Clement Stone

"Making a living is nothing; the great difficulty is making a point, making a difference-with words." - Elizabeth Hardwick

"Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference." - Mac Anderson

"If you run your business fairly; if you treat people well; if you try to move your business into areas that are making a real positive difference to other peoples lives; I think you'll A. have much pleasant life, but B. I think you'll have a much more successful business." - Richard Branson

"Anyone can criticize or accept praise, but initiating a positive exchange is a hallmark of a difference maker." - Scott Berkun

"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 elses day or volunteering in your community, we can all take active part in making a difference." - Shari Arison

"We want to build things that encourage creativity and exploration. We're working to build a company focused on sustainable, creative and fulfilling game development. It's aimed at making a positive difference in our lives, as well as the lives of our people." - Robin Hunicke

"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." - Shari Arison

"It is your ability as a creative person to envision positive change that will make a difference." - Patricia Johanson

"Today I do a mental housecleaning, making room for new, positive thoughts." - Louise Hay

"Individuals by themselves can make a difference. And by making a difference, you can improve the world." - Bill Frist

"I Believe in Miracles and the Power of the Individual to make a positive difference in the world." - Warren Brown

"Success cannot be measured in wealth, fame or power, but by whether you have made a positive difference for others." - Richard Branson

"Jesus Christ's mercy and power indwells us and gives us the strength to make a positive difference." - Jon Foreman

"We have the enormous opportunity in our hands to make a positive difference for business, people, and the planet." - Richard Branson

"There is a vast difference between taking a picture and making a photograph." - Robert Heinecken

"There is a great difference between shooting a photograph and making a photograph." - Robert Heinecken

"In a cornball way, I think being a celebrity is about making a difference, too." - David Hasselhoff

"There's a difference between making incremental improvements and making sweeping changes that take you away from your core values." - Tony Dungy

"It's not about making money for themselves or the company, but making a difference in the lives of others." - Don Yaeger

"It's not about making money for themselves or the company, but making a difference in the lives of others." - Don Yaeger

"Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else's isn't." - Kid Cudi

"A leader should never risk their ability to make a difference by making an unnecessary point." - Andy Stanley

"I think I'm making a difference for a lot of young singers." - Marilyn Horne

"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." - Kimora Lee Simmons

"If not enough people doubt you, you're not making a difference." - Seth Godin

"We are too focused on avoiding criticism and not enough on making a difference." - Seth Godin

"Dreamers dream about things being different. Visionaries envision themselves making a difference." - Andy Stanley

"Every individual can make a difference every day by making conscious choices." - Jane Goodall

"There's a difference between making fun of something and having fun with something." - Kristin Chenoweth

"It is hard to feel bad about yourself when you are doing something good for someone else. There are a lot of ways to lift your self-esteem, but making a positive difference in another's life has got to be my best leadership guidance. Serving others and working to add value to them will lift your spirits in a way that nothing else will. Trust me on this one." - John C Maxwell

"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes." - John Wooden

"So much money and energy is expended making a film that I think it should be used for positive ends." - David Strathairn

"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." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Helping people boost themselves out of poverty is the best way to make a lasting positive difference in a person's life." - Naveen Jain

"Money is a very important tool to make a big difference in people's life. It is positive or negative depending on the values." - Shiv Khera

"I actually think that I'm a rather optimistic and happy person; it's just that I'm not a very positive person, if you see the difference." - Linus Torvalds

"I want to be remembered as a man who was positive, who made a difference, and who walked in God's light." - Al B. Sure!

"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." - Zig Ziglar

"I love making people smile. I get so much energy through interacting and feeling like I've made a difference, a small difference." - Debbi Fields

"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." - Zig Ziglar

"I'm hopeful because people are ready to step up and educate people, support peaceful protest, and make their voices heard. People are motivated to make a positive difference." - Christian Picciolini

"The most important thing in my life is to be used by God to make a positive difference in the lives of others." - Ron Miller

"My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings." - Dan Gable

"The real metric of success isn't the size of your bank account. It's the number of lives in whom you might be able to make a positive difference." - Naveen Jain

"Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not." - Eckhart Tolle

"I'm a positive man." - Mariano Rivera

"But there's a big difference between, say, reporting on a story and simply making up a story." - Errol Morris

"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." - John C Maxwell

"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." - John C Maxwell

"There's nothing more rewarding than making a difference doing charity work or being able to be there for a friend." - Michael Ealy

"The cumulative effect of each person making a change in his or her own life will make a difference." - James Balog

"Government funding that's coming from the United States is making a huge difference on the ground in the developing world. It's really palpable - it's making a huge difference saving lives." - Melinda Gates

"Don't think about making money, think about making a difference, spot where others are doing it badly and do it better" - Richard Branson

"Your self-confidence is directly connected to how much you feel you are making a difference in the world." - Brian Tracy

"Unless you walk out into the unknown, the odds of making a profound difference in your life are pretty low." - Tom Peters

"It's the curiosity that drives me. It's making a difference in the world that prevents me from ever giving up." - Deborah Meier

"People who are 'different' are usually the ones that end up making a difference in the world." - Hayley Williams

"There is no greater reward than working from your heart and making a difference in the world." - Carlos Santana

"It's been ingrained in me, from my parents and others, this idea of making a difference in the world." - Lawrence Bender

"As an actor, you always want to feel like what you're doing is making a difference to the story." - Matthew Lewis

"Title I dollars are well spent. They are really making a difference in the education of students." - Suzanne Bonamici

"People have to understand that unless social enterprise is experimental, it will not succeed in making a difference." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"My parents taught my sister and me the importance of giving back and making a difference in another person's life." - Beyonce Knowles

"We had a great time making 'Chennai Express.' It was a learning experience working with Shah Rukh... it was a positive experience." - Rohit Shetty

"It is a positive change that our country and other countries in the region are making by giving a chance to women." - Atifete Jahjaga

"A positive philosophy turns into a positive attitude, which turns into positive actions, which turns into positive results, which turns into a positive lifestyle. A positive life." - Jeff Olson

"War is a positive, precise and specific evil, of gigantic proportions ...making within the sphere of its influence all true grandeur impossible." - Charles Sumner

"A lot of people are in politics to make friends, too, instead of making positive change. Theyre worried about getting re-elected." - Jon Runyan

"I believe everyone in the education sector should be looking at evidence, reassessing, making tweaks to figure out what works, I think it's a positive model." - Dana Goldstein

"A lot of people are in politics to make friends, too, instead of making positive change. They're worried about getting re-elected." - Jon Runyan

"There are so many local nonprofits making a positive impact every day, and yet, oftentimes we don't hear enough about them or their needs." - Sylvia Mathews Burwell

"See that your difference makes a difference." - Truman G. Madsen

"You want to do something a little bit meaningful, because we're not saving the planet or anything, but we want to contribute in a positive way, in a way that makes a difference or makes somebody feel something." - Chelsea Handler

"When you think a positive thought, you become positive." - Steve Backley

"There's a direct correlation between positive energy and positive results." - Joe Rogan

"I love you for making the difference in my life." - Stedman Graham

"Natural capitalism is not about making sudden changes, uprooting institutions, or fomenting upheaval for a new social order. Natural capitalism is about making small, critical choices that can tip economic and social factors in positive ways." - Paul Hawken

"Distinction without a difference." - Henry Fielding

"Documentaries make a difference." - Paul Watson

"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 faces and feeling uplifted." - Michael Franti

"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." - Marilyn Manson

"Despite many reports to the contrary, kindness, concern, and a desire to do good and make a positive difference in this life are alive and well in America. For that, I am extremely grateful." - Ken Wahl

"Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it." - Stephen Leacock

"Everybody's got an opinion. Leaders are paid to make a decision. The difference between offering an opinion and making a decision is the difference between working for the leader and being the leader." - Bill Walsh

"There are many people making a difference. I mean, Dr. King never held an office. Gandhi never held an office. There are people who are archetypes in our society who have never held office and made a difference." - Dennis Kucinich

"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." - Julia Louisdreyfus

"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." - Julia Louis-Dreyfus

"South Africa is a country built on possibility. Possibility lies in making a difference and creating value from a situation - without denying that certain issues exist." - Benjamin Zander

"When you're in your nineties and looking back, it's not going to be how much money you made or how many awards you've won. It's really what did you stand for. Did you make a positive difference for people?" - Elizabeth Dole

"None of us alone can save the nation or the world. But each of us can make a positive difference if we commit ourselves to do so. (p. 109)" - Cornel West

"We all seek purpose in life. Most of us wonder how we can make a positive difference during our brief time on earth. But asking and doing are different things." - Mac Anderson

"Always people have counted me out since I got in the league. It never made me any difference. I kept myself around positive people, got a great support system and just kept at it." - Rajon Rondo

"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." - Stevie Wonder

"[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." - Elizabeth Dole

"I believe that the only excuse we have for being musicians and for making music in any fashion, is to make it differently, to perform it differently, to establish the music's difference, vis-a-vis our own difference." - Glenn Gould

"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." - Jane Goodall

"Leadership is no longer about your position. It's now more about your passion for excellence and making a difference You can lead without a title" - Robin S. Sharma

"Focus attention and energy on making a difference in the lives of others, and success might follow as a by-product." - Adam Grant

"There is not much difference between a mortal man and a dying man. The absurdity of making plans is only slightly more obvious in the second case." - Emile M Cioran

"A good bookshop is not just about selling books from shelves, but reaching out into the world and making a difference." - David Almond

"A friend of mine works for Autism Speaks. It's an amazing cause that is making a real difference in the lives of so many people." - Adrienne Bailon

"You never hear of a live-action studio that has been making so-so films looking over at a studio that's making great movies and going, 'Oh, we see the difference - we're using a different camera.'" - John Lasseter

"There is a lot of difference at McDonald's between the guy in the back making the fries and the manager up front who is running the place." - Don Meyer

"If you live life with the intention of making a difference in others' lives, your life will be full not empty." - John C Maxwell

"There is a difference between admitting and confessing. Admitting involves softening, making excuses for things that cannot be excused; confessing just names the crimes at its full severity." - Veronica Roth

"every individual can make a difference ... if we continue to leave decision making to the so-called decision makers, things will never change." - Jane Goodall

"We talked [with Scott Derrickson] about making it kind of muscular and practical. Yeah it's a fantasy but what's the difference between fantasy and reality really?" - Tilda Swinton

"I love being able to perform in front of people. I like potentially making a difference in somebody's day or somebody's life." - Carrie Underwood

"For me, getting off the sidelines means women making a difference by letting their voices be heard on the issues they care about." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"After a while size means nothing. It gets back to whether you're making 100% rate of return on $10,000 or $100 million dollars. It doesn't make any difference." - Paul Tudor Jones

"There's a very big difference between negotiating to borrow billions of dollars on behalf of MCA and negotiating to borrow 28 cents in connection with making independent pictures." - Sidney Sheinberg

"Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its participants and the people they serve, we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans." - Cliff Stearns

"Animals are as deserving of a place on this planet as we are, and the difference between us is that humans have a voice they can use to help the animal cause, and it is up to all of us to use it to make a positive difference!" - Jane Goodall

"Getting elected Governor of New Mexico, I really did enjoy that job. I thought I made a really big difference, and I think the same running for president of the United States - that I could make a really big, positive difference." - Gary Johnson

"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." - Seth Godin

"I learn stuff from making music every time I go in the studio. I'm continuing to try to find new ways to play in a song or be in a song and have a positive impact on a song." - Stone Gossard

"The power of women in the politics is a soft power. It is a positive change that our country and other countries in the region... are making by giving a chance to women." - Atifete Jahjaga

"When you focus on gratitude, positive things flow in more readily, making you even more grateful." - Lissa Rankin

"Accomplishment comes from making positive efforts, even in the face of negative circumstances." - Ralph Marston

"I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback." - Alonzo Mourning

"Information is a difference that makes a difference." - Gregory Bateson

"Although many of us probably didn't get a thorough education in the value of a positive attitude, we can teach ourselves. Simply by making a decision to look for the good, happy, and beautiful in all things and all people, you will have completed the first and most important step in learning to accentuate the positive." - Sue Thoele

"Edify a person in advance for the positive traits you want him or her to have, and you'll find them making a concerted effort to live up to your praise." - Bob Burg

"Every thought, every word, and every action that adds to the positive and the wholesome is a contribution to peace. Each and every one of us is capable of making such a contribution." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"I've got rid of a lot of cynicism and anger. I feel positive about my development, and I just want to carry on making music and building myself as a person." - King Krule



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