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Making a Difference Quotes

What you do has an actual impact on the world and people around you. Here are some thoughts from the famous and not-so-famous on making a difference.

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Patriotism Quotes

Patriotism is support of and devotion to one's country. For some, that means asserting one's country can do no wrong. For others, it means to work to make the country…

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Social Change Quotes

Social change usually means working for full equality and rights of all people, and especially through changes in policies and systems. If you're looking for some inspiration, these quotations might…

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Juneteenth Quotes

Juneteenth, a holiday in the USA, commemorates the emancipation of African Americans who had been enslaved. The date is set for the day, June 19, 1865, that federal troops in…

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Beloved Community Quotes

Josiah Royce first used the term “The Beloved Community” to describe a condition of reconciliation. Royce also founded the Fellowship of Reconciliation, of which the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member. King popularized the term. The Beloved Community was not meant to be a vision of a heaven in the clouds, but a practical possibility humanity could create, on earth, as a spiritual goal. In Beloved Community, love and justice rule, people of all identities are equal and included, and conflict is solved by nonviolent means of reconciliation.

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Democracy Quotes

Democracy can mean a government or organization where all the citizens or members have a say in decisions, usually with majority rule. Democracy can also be used to communicate a…

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Religious Freedom Quotes

Religious freedom: the freedom to follow the religion of one's choice and to worship without interference. Religious freedom can also mean to be free of any forced religious belief or…

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Service Quotes

To be of service is to work to help others, to serve. Service recognizes human interconnectedness and our ability to contribute to the lives of others in positive and active…

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Activism Quotes

Activism is the practice of working, often vigorously, for or against social or political change, moving beyond theory to action.  Action can be direct or indirect.  Activism can include lobbying decision-makers,…

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War Quotes

While "peace" can refer to an inner peace as well as civil peace, war is usually about armed conflict involving physical violence between groups, states, or nations.  In a war,…

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Capitalism Quotes

Capitalism as an economic and political system involves private and corporate ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, with wealth and investment decisions mainly in the hands…