50 top class quotes about making a difference to ignite your inner fire

In life, you cannot move further by being mediocre – by following routine or by sticking on to monotony. In today’s world, the society expects us to follow the same path as that of million others, do what everyone else does, think generically, act monotonously but in the end, it hopes you would stand out. How is it possible to make a difference without actually thinking or doing things differently?

The world needs new perspectives and ideologies now more than ever and it is on us to bring about a positive impact in the planet we live and make it better for us and for the generations to come. It’s time we made a move on whatever we intended to achieve.

If you share our thoughts, read on some inspiring quotes on making a difference that will get you on your heels and make you get going with your dreams and aspirations. Let’s make 2018 count. Are you with us?

50 best quotes on making a difference

1. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” ― Jake Goodall

2. “We rise by lifting others.” ― Robert Ingersoll

3. “If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world.” ― Elaine S. Dalton

4. “Help others to see themselves better than they are until they believe.” ― ATGW

5. “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.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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7. “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.” ― Jimmy Carter

8. “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

9. “Everybody is standing, but you must stand out. Everybody is breaking grounds; but you must breakthrough! Everybody scratching it; but you must scratch it hard! Everybody is going, but you must keep going extra miles! Dare to be exceptionally excellent and why not?” ― Israelmore Ayivor

10. “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” ― Mandy Hale

11. “I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.” ― Mary Oliver

12. “If you cannot feed a hundred people, feed one.” ― Mother Teresa

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13. “There is no greater reward than working from your heart, and making a difference in the world.” ― Carlos Santana

14. “We can talk about making a difference or we can make a difference.” ― Anonymous

15. “There is no greater joy, nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life.” ― Mary Rose McGeady

16. “Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader, they set out to make a difference. it’s never about the role, always about the goal.” ― Jeremy Bravo

17. “Don’t chase success. Decide to make a difference and success will find you.” ― Jon Gordon

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18. “Whether you live to be 50 or 100 makes no difference, if you made no difference in the world.” ― Jarod Kintz

19. “It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference. ― Tom Brokaw

20. “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.” ― Byron Garrett

21. “It’s not what you do once in a while, it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.” ― Jenny Craig

22. “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 . . .” ― Robert Alan

23. “I realize it’s possible in ways both large or small to make a difference in someone’s life.” ― Yanni

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24. “It takes ONE FAMILY to make a difference in this COMMUNITY. It takes ONE PERSON to make a difference in this FAMILY.” ― Nisandeh Neta

25. “It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference.” ― Wangari Maathai

26. “To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful, or perfect. You just have to care.” ― Mandy Hale

27. “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.” ― Roberto Clemente

28. “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.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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29. “What I like to do is try to make a difference with the work I do.” ― David Bowie

30. “Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.” ― Alan Rickman
31. “I think there’s no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people’s lives and improve the world.” ― Jack Lew

32. “I believe that every single one of us, celebrity or not, has a responsibility to get involved in trying to make a difference in the world. Our generation faces many challenges, some of which were passed on to us by the past generations, but it’s up to us to find solutions today so that we don’t keep passing our problems on.” ― Shakira

33. “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 Ziglarquotes about making a difference

34. “I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what’s right for the people. I choose to make a difference.” ― Bill Richardson

35. “I think one of the best words in the English language is ‘compassion.’ I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care… and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.” ― Michael Crawford

36. “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.” ― Steve Jobs

37. “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.” ― Lady Gaga

38. “I can’t fix the world. If you want to make a difference in life, you have to direct your energies in a focused way.” ― Bill Bryson

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39. “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.” ― J. Michael Straczynski

40. “Stuff doesn’t matter – boats, cars, fancy things don’t matter. What matters, what will matter to me, is the love of the people around me, and did I take a chance? Did I seize an opportunity to do something for people with the talents that I was lucky enough to be given? Did I make a difference in the lives of people who needed me?” ― James Comey

41. “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.” ― Meryl Streep

42. “What material success does it 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.” ― Oprah Winfrey

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43. “Stand for something. Make your life mean something. Start where you are with what you have. You are enough.” ― Germany Kent

44. “It’s not about what I SEE for our future, or humanity; It’s about what I DO for our future and humanity.” ― Steve Maraboli

45. “Focus on your work. Do what you’re great at. Don’t compare yourself to others and or waste time criticizing the lives and work of others. Do what matters most to you and make a difference doing that.” ― Germany Kent

46. “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

47. “We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in our hands to make a difference.” ― Nelson Mandela

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48. “To make a difference in the world, it only takes one optimistic person, who can gather millions of people to make the change.” ― Gia Russell

49. “God made you different so you can make a difference.” ― Unknown

50. “Learn to appreciate every moment of your life, stop thinking of the future too much, you have a choice to make a difference in your life at any time you wish.” ― Auliq Ice

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