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

"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

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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

"Simple, not easy. There's a difference." - Ron Jeffries

"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

"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

"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

"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." - Zac Goldsmith

"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." - Paul Allen

"To make a difference is not a matter of accident...People CHOOSE to make a difference." - Maya Angelou

"Being in a pageant is not just about beauty. It's more about service to the community and being a role model and making a difference. It's being proud of your city. It's all what you put into it..." - Chantel Giamanco

"It's not quite the same as other kinds of performing, but I love animation. It is just a different kind of experience. The difference is that making a live action movie you are using your whole body." - John Leguizamo

"Success is not only the financial wealth you accumulate, it is also about being a leader, improving your relationships, living healthfully, and making a real difference in the world." - Darren Hardy

"If you're a baker, making bread, you're a baker. If you make the best bread in the world, you're not an artist, but if you bake the bread in the gallery, you're an artist. So the context makes the difference." - Marina Abramovic

"I don't see how you can grow as a world without being able to get along with people. So many people is hating out there and it's not making a difference." - Rodney King

"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

"There's a big difference between not settling and not starting." - Seth Godin

"There can be no difference anywhere that does not make a difference somewhere." - William James

"But every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle." - Thomas Jefferson

"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." - John C Maxwell

"True beauty radiates not from outer cosmetics, but from the simple joy of making a difference for those that need your voice, passion, and time without expecting or wanting anything in return..." - Deborah Barnes

"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." - John C Maxwell

"Homemaking is about making a home, not about making perfection." - Ann Voskamp

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

"I'm not a vagrant. I'm a hobo. Big difference." - Lee Child

"I'm not a star, I'm an actor - there's a difference!" - Jonathan Pryce

"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

"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

"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

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

"A very subtle difference can make the picture or not." - Annie Leibovitz

"Let's not just make noise, let's make a difference." - Mike Brown

"The essential difference between a good and a bad education is this, that the former draws on the child to learn by making it sweet to him, the latter drives the child to learn, by making it sour to him if he does not." - Charles Buxton

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

"Liberals love to say things like, "We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share." But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." - Thomas Sowell

"There is a difference between civil partnerships and marriage. That difference does not mean one is better than another." - John Sentamu

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

"There's a difference between ad-libbing and improvising. And there's a difference between not knowing what to do and just saying something. Or making choices as an actor. As a writer also, as a person who's making a film, as a cameraman, everything is a choice. And it seems to me I don't really have to direct anyone or write down that somebody's getting drunk; all I have to do is say that there's a bottle there and put a bottle there and then they're going to get drunk." - John Cassavetes

"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

"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." - Michael Bloomberg

"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

"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

"The invention of photography provided a radically new picture-making process - a process based not on synthesis but on selection. The difference was a basic one. Paintings were made - constructed from a storehouse of traditional schemes and skills and attitudes - but photographs, as the man on the street put, were taken." - John Szarkowski

"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

"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

"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

"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

"I feel like the closest that we get to fulfilling our calling is making a difference in other people's lives. I feel like it's different for everybody. Our purpose and our calling are different. We're all called to do different things. But some way, somehow, it has to be impacting other people. If not, what are you doing? How does it have an impact? How does it have an eternal impact? It has to be investing in other people, somehow making a difference in their lives. When we do that, I really believe that we'll fulfill why we're here and what we're supposed to do." - Tim Tebow

"I ca' hope to convey the full effect of the embraces and avowals, but I can perhaps offer a crumb of counsel. If there is anybody known to you who might benefit from a letter or a visit, do not on any account postpone the writing or the making of it. The difference made will almost certainly be more than you have calculated" - Christopher Hitchens

"Making an investment decision is like formulating a scientific hypothesis and submitting it to a practical test. The main difference is that the hypothesis that underlies an investment decision is intended to make money and not to establish a universally valid generalization." - George Soros

"I can't hope to convey the full effect of the embraces and avowals, but I can perhaps offer a crumb of counsel. If there is anybody known to you who might benefit from a letter or a visit, do not on any account postpone the writing or the making of it. The difference made will almost certainly be more than you have calculated" - Christopher Hitchens

"They still put you in a room with these people who apparently have no difference whether you're making a family driven show or otherwise. But I do realize it's very sad to me. This is the first film [Oz The Great] that I've done that's not R rated. It's a really weird connection." - Mila Kunis

"Making knots. Making knots. No word. Making knots. Tick-tock. This is a clock. Do not think of Gale. Do not think of Peeta. Making knots." - Suzanne Collins

"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

"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

"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

"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

"The difference between film and TV, for me, is just that huge thing of knowing that there's a script that is not going to change and you can go really deep into that. With TV, you're just constantly on a high-wire, making sure you don't fall." - Seth Gabel

"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." - Ted Cruz

"There is a very palpable difference for me between some of my earlier songs and where my later work has gone. If I were making my dream set list for tonight's show, I'm probably not going to include a whole bunch of stuff from the album that I made when I was 23." - Mirah

"I'm very involved in my business and with my family and my friends. I don't play the social world very much, and not to promote my product. I do it for the philanthropic problems because there I feel that I'm making a difference, and that I'm helping. So I do it in a soulful way." - Donna Karan

"You're always on your way somewhere. The key is: find a way to be happy wherever you now are on your way to where you really want to be. (We're speaking of the state of being you want.) It does not matter where you are; where you are is shifting constantly - but you must turn your attention to where you want to go. And that's the difference between making the best of something and making the worst of something." - Esther Hicks

"I've learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as 'making a life'." - Maya Angelou

"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

"I know that it is not enough to be remembered for books and theories. One does not make a difference unless it is a difference in people's lives." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"Lance Armstrong showed up, and I started talking to him; I saw all these people with cancer who followed him to Paris for the Tour de France, and I saw the difference he was making in their lives. That put it together for me...having it be not so much about me, but [my being] a vehicle for it." - Michael J Fox

"You have to have good training partners and not people who crank on things. There's a difference between cranking on it and catching it, holding it and making the guy work out. You have to be selective with your training partners for sure." - Jon Fitch

"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." - Chelsea Clinton

"There is not a big difference between life and taking pictures... You're in the middle of life, you're living, making love, eating, sleeping - and photography is part of it. And I don't say this because I'm being romantic. I say this because that's just the way it happens to be." - Anders Petersen

"Like in Africa, if somebody doesn't have fuel, they're still going and collecting firewood. If they get an oven, that's a huge difference. You can do things to reduce the inequities by making sure that they can get clean energy, safe energy. To make sure they're not having to collect water every day. That's huge for women in the developing world." - Melinda Gates

"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.'" - Chelsea Clinton

"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." - Bob Riley

"One person can make a difference. In fact, it's not only possible for one person to make a difference, it's essential that one person makes a difference. And believe it or not, that person is you." - Bob Riley

"I am a humanist not a feminist. Theres a big difference." - Lydia Lunch

"I was called to start a mission, not a church. There is a difference." - Robert H Schuller

"I am a humanist not a feminist. There's a big difference." - Lydia Lunch

"Men, God is not opposed to greatness. God is opposed to pride. Big difference. Unfortunately, it is a difference not widely understood or embraced." - Tony Evans

"Making money and making the world a better place are not contrary to one another." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Making chocolate is a way of life, not a profession," - Jacques Torres

"It is through exchange that difference becomes a blessing, not a curse." - Jonathan Sacks

"So far I'm not seeing a lot of difference between me and a carnival con-man." - Richelle Mead

"But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person." - Andrew Scott

"So far I'm not seeing a lot of difference between me and a carnival con-man." - Richelle Mead

"There's really not a difference between an octopus and, like, a giant pile of snot." - Mike Rowe

"There is a great difference between painting a face and not washing it." - Thomas Fuller

"It makes a big difference to recycle. It makes a big difference to use recycled products. It makes a big difference to reuse things, to not use the paper cup - and each time you do, that's a victory." - Emily Deschanel

"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." - Clay Aiken

"The question is not 'Can you make a difference?' You already do make a difference. It's just a matter of what kind of difference you want to make during your life on this planet." - Julia Hill

"The difference between the top performers and the average or mediocre performers is not a great, massive difference. It is just a tiny difference because the top performers do things just a tiny bit." - Brian Tracy

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

"The difference between play and what is regarded as serious employment should be not a difference between the presence and absence of imagination, but a difference in the materials with which imagination is occupied." - John Dewey

"People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference." - Luciano Pavarotti

"Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." - Mark Twain

"We all have a Monster within; the difference is in degree, not in kind." - Douglas Preston

"The only difference between myself and a madman is that I am not mad." - Salvador Dali

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson



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