Once upon a time, there was a wise man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work.One day, as he was walking along the shore, he looked down the beach and saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself at the thought of someone who would dance to the day, and so, he walked faster to catch up.As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was that of a young man, and that what he was doing was not dancing at all. The young man was reaching down to the shore, picking up small objects, and throwing them into the ocean.He came closer still and called out Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?The young man paused, looked up, and replied Throwing starfish into the ocean.I must ask, then, why are you throwing starfish into the ocean? asked the somewhat startled wise man.To this, the young man replied, The sun is up and the tide is going out. If I don't throw them in, they'll die.Upon hearing this, the wise man commented, But, young man, do you not realize that there are miles and miles of beach and there are starfish all along every mile? You can't possibly make a difference!At this, the young man bent down, picked up yet another starfish, and threw it into the ocean. As it met the water, he said, It made a difference for that one.
Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.
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.
Stand for something. Make your life mean something. Start where you are with what you have. You are enough.
Kindness is universal. Sometimes being kind allows others to see the goodness in humanity through you. Always be kinder than necessary.
Why do you feel so powerless? Go spend an hour with ants. Each of those black specks you see is a life. One whole life that you can save, take, or affect in some way. You have the power to make so many lives better. It is within you. Don’t lose sight of that.
The world is waiting for you, never give up on your dream(s). Arise and make an impact, there are people who are just waiting for your story which will give them a turn around in their lives. It can be the message of the gospel, motivation, inspiration, etc. You need to spread that message, you CAN'T KEEP it to yourself. I dare you to Make a Difference
If you have to say or do something controversial, aim so that people will hate that they love it and not love that they hate it.
Show the world you are not here to just pass through. Leave great footprints wherever you pass and be remembered for the change you initiated.
Your words control your life, your progress, your results, even your mental and physical health. You cannot talk like a failure and expect to be successful.
Have the courage to let some go, and sacrifice for some to stay; thus, live and make life your own way.
Take time daily to reflect on how much you have. It may not be all that you want but remember someone somewhere is dreaming to have what you have.
Stop nourishing other people’s ideas and beliefs in your life. Take up your own idea and endeavor to accomplish it.
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.
I'd rather be the jester who adds value to those around me than a King with no vision or intention of making a difference.
For me I see the world as one big nation, where everyone in it is a citizen, so it is our responsibility to make it better.
There are three categories of people exist in the world; “the wanters”, “the wishers” and “the makers.
Because of fear, most people don’t dream big. Because of fear, even those who dream big do not start working on them. Because of fear, those who start working on their dreams end up quitting too early.
I didn't say I can change the whole world with all it entirety alone. But I can strike on a lot of things and cause a rift, and bring so many things together.
As a leader, you will see things you may never like to see; yours is to correct those things so that next time you open your eyes, you will see better things you wish to be seeing always. Leaders learn to right the wrong of society.
Death has only one hand glove... so it takes away the body, but leaves behind the impacts. Difference makers live twice; in body and in impacts... The former is temporal but the later lasts long!
Leaders try every possible means to leave the world better than they found it. They make an indelible impact and society remembers them for that.
A leader does not only discover what people can do better. He teaches, guides and mentor them to do it exceptionally well. When a seed comes into contact with a leader, fruits are produced.
Leaders are lovers of change. Without change, growth is static. To lead, you have to appreciate change; else change will depreciate you!
No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Life depends on you and your choices. The real value of your life largely depends on what you do with your life. You either move the world or the world moves you! You were born to either show the world why you were born or the world shows you why you were born, period!
We should try to leave the world a better place than when we entered it. As individuals, we can make a difference, whether it is to probe the secrets of Nature, to clean up the environment and work for peace and social justice, or to nurture the inquisitive, vibrant spirit of the young by being a mentor and a guide.
Would you produce, create and bring value to the world if it weren't for money? Or would you veg out? The necessity of money keeps people relevant and active. The paradox is that people who stay relevant and active make money.
The real value of money is never the value of money but the value money can acquire. The real value of our lives is not just the value of our lives but, the distinctive value our lives can build in the end!
No production, no prosperity! Every product and service is someone's brain child... Ask yourself, when is my naming ceremony going to come on?. Begin producing something today and make a difference!
Never become proud within yourself when you are seen as the one to cause that great effect. Never become timid if you know you can while others dare to prove otherwise! Mind your business and make the strike.
If you leave your life to chance, you can't make a change. Chance may favour a prepared mind, but it doesn't create change! Will does so.