Making A Difference Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old making a difference quotes, making a difference sayings, and making a difference proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.     

Tom Brokaw

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

You're the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.     

Earvin Magic Johnson

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.     

William James

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

If you think you're too small to make a difference, you've obviously never been in bed with a mosquito.     

Michelle Walker

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

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.     

Zig Ziglar

It's your unlimited power to care and to love that can make the biggest difference in the quality of your life.     

Anthony Robbins

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

When it's all over, it's not who you were. . . it's whether you made a difference.     

Robert Joseph Dole

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.     

Sonia Johnson

It's a great satisfaction knowing that for a brief point in time you made a difference.     

Irene Natividad

It's not what abilities you have that makes a difference it's what you do with these abilities that's paramount.     

Byron Pulsifer

Little things done over and over again add up to making a difference in a big way.     

Byron Pulsifer

I realize it's possible in ways both large or small to make a difference in someone's life.     


People don't understand that not only can they make a difference, it's their responsibility to do so.     

Florence Robinson

There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone's life.     

Mary Rose Mcgeady

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.     

Jane Goodall

You may find that making a difference for others makes the biggest difference in you.     

Brian Williams

It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.     

Bryant H. McGill

It takes ONE FAMILY to make a difference in this COMMUNITY. It takes ONE PERSON to make a difference in this FAMILY.     

Nisandeh Neta

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.     

Alicia Silverstone

We can really make a difference in the world, just one heart, one kind word at a time.     

Noelani Musicaro

It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference      

Wangari Maathai

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.     

Maurice Strong

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.     

Cornel West

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

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.     

Barbara Sher

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