I Believe That One Person Can Make a Difference

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 263 People

    It Takes Two.

    It takes two people to make a difference. One to influence. Another to receive the influence.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2009

    One Can Make Difference

    We know it's true and one can make it. Even if it's simple think like live honestly. By just doing job properly, smile and feel positive. See the goodness in everything and everyone. Mostly before judging try to understand why it happened or why the person acted like that...
    KIK KIK
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 10, 2008

    Everyone Is Special

    Whether you draw, crush things, or are the dumbest person alive, you can make a difference.  Because it's not what's on the outside, it's what's on the inside that makes a difference.  People often tell me when I'm drawing at school what happens if your arms get cut off...
    Gemini15 Gemini15
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Jan 22, 2008

    Helping People Makes Me Happy

    I love to help people with their problems. My friends know this and they always ask me for any advice. Many of them don't know what I've been throug cause you can always see me with a smile :'). I've been through a lot but at the end it all made me stronger. So.. Need a person...
    Thyrza92 Thyrza92
    18-21, F
    Nov 28, 2011

    Volunteer...

    We're all busy trying to get by each day -- making a living, making our marriages work, keeping up with our families -- but we all have a few moments to make a difference.  But there are SO many of us who could carve out a little bit of time to help this world we live...
    nevermore123 nevermore123
    36-40
    4 Responses Oct 19, 2008

    Just One

    I believe that one person can make a difference in the world. It doesn't take but one person to change a decision or an act from happening. If just one person spoke up and stated their opinion differently, things in the world could change drastically, I believe. It only takes one...
    Sweetheartxoxo Sweetheartxoxo
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 27, 2008

    One Person On The Other Side Of The Pacific Ocean, A Story Of Cultural Exchange And Climate Change Chat

    On an international chat site in 2012, my favourite chatter was from the other side of the Pacific, from Shanghai. Immediately upon encountering each other we were very open with each other about our political views. I declared my loyalty to Anglo-Saxon civilization, and she...
    m108rfd m108rfd
    56-60, M
    Oct 3, 2013

    One Starfish At a Time

    We can all do it.  To the world you may not be someone, but to someone you may be the world.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 18, 2008

    Absolutely

    I know this is true .... Back when i was eight my brother got in a horrible car accident and the school out here didn't want him to come back because they said they couldn't  do anything to  accommodate him and  she hired a lawyer and fought them and won !!! so I...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2007

    God Sends This Person.

               This person sent by GOD can and will make a difference. He shows us the proper path for our life long journeys.........
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    There's Always That One Person..

    There's always that one person, no matter how long it's been or how badly they've treated you, if they say I love you, you will say it back. There's always that one special person that no matter what they've done to you, you still, just can't let them go. There's always going...
    Thyrza92 Thyrza92
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 28, 2011

    Relly?

    Make a difference in mah life! >:P now :D
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    1 Response Nov 29, 2011

    One Person

    oh my yes in life one person can make a lot of difference. If we have just one person to talk to and to share with they can give you a big up lift in a lot of things going on in your life. And sharing makes it easier on yourself. Talking things out is the best medicine in the...
    silvercoins4 silvercoins4
    70+, F
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2008

    Reason has committed harakiri.

    ... We live in a world of genuine fools. People talk of tolerance as if a virtue Tolerance is hateful.. so is debate Debate is all about strife Debate is all about winning... Nobody has loved because they were beaten.... Nobody has loved as a compromise.. Love is acceptance with...
    jithutopian jithutopian
    36-40, M
    Nov 19, 2015

    Chain Reaction

    Thinking about 6 billion people on earth doesn't give us much faith in one person making any difference. This is how I used to think and act accordingly, with "whatever" attitude. Now I realize that so many changes have been made by someone or something small starting...
    misasja misasja
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2008

    Difference

    I believe that one person can make a difference, whether it is helping one person, a group of people, a community, city or anything that. It can be a simple as giving a piece of advice to someone because that person can give that piece of advice to someone and see a domino effect...
    superherojustin superherojustin
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Deleted00 Deleted00
    26-30, M
    Apr 21
    Yeah coz you will do anything for him .
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
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    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
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    MrPerditus MrPerditus
    51-55, M
    Apr 20
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    Stormeyes Stormeyes
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    Apr 20
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    GodOfWords GodOfWords
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    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    11 Responses Apr 19
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    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
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    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    The pulls, pushes, and prodding of this world make it so that there is no choice but to search for You, so that I can make it through my day. The fact that I am reminded of who I...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 18
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    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
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    CannibalisticUnicorn CannibalisticUnicorn
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
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    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 17
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    raspberri raspberri
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
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    Heyoitsme Heyoitsme
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 17
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    neitheratomboynoragirlygirl neitheratomboynoragirlygirl
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 17
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    misterbobby803 misterbobby803
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
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    ffnell343 ffnell343
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 16
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    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15
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    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 15
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    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 15
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    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 14
    This guy wants me to join his religion, but he has pretty much turned into a mindless zombie. It is actually kind of scary. I think I will stay a heathen if it means I can make my...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 13
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    GabbyWoodBerry GabbyWoodBerry
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
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    sleeplesscollegestudent sleeplesscollegestudent
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    Apr 13
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    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 13
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    46-50, M
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    KaliraMiss KaliraMiss
    31-35, F
    Apr 12
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    18-21
    Apr 12
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    SoulMadness SoulMadness
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 12
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    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 11
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    meto2015 meto2015
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    Apr 11
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
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