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Motivational Quote - I am only one, but still, I am one. I cannot do everything but I can do something. And, because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do what I can.

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Do you ever find yourself thinking, what can I do…one person can’t change the world? Sometimes it is easy to forget how much of a difference one person can actually make. This week try to think about something that you can do as just one person. Perhaps you could pick up the trash in your neighborhood or become a mentor? One person can make a huge impact on the lives of others, their environment, and even the world…so what are you waiting for?

 

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RETIREDGMA

2/2/2014 7:17:04 AM

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I used to have this quote on my notice board at work! I still have it on my fridge and when I get stressed out I take time to read it again and again! Love it!

ELMLOUISE

7/18/2013 3:36:16 PM

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I have three grown children living with me so this quote has a little different meaning for me as well as the meaning that you all see. I am only one, and I can do what I can, each of us is one and should do what we can.

IOWADEB

7/18/2013 10:31:49 AM

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YES

BOJOJOTI

6/10/2013 12:21:55 AM

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I love Edward Everett Hale. The full quotation ends with, "And what I should do, by the grace of God, I will do."

INSPIRATIONAL3

10/8/2012 8:24:31 PM

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How true think of the one person's we know...Mother Theresa, Einstein, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Gandi, Dali Lama, Elvis Presley...and on and on...lol

KATHLEENBROWN1

9/17/2012 9:17:38 PM

I love this quote also. I just need to remember that I'am only one person and it sometimes
takes a village.

CHARTHESTAR

9/16/2012 9:49:58 PM

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Love this quote!!

RHONDAFLINT1

9/15/2012 2:12:48 PM

Very motivating thought

TEALHAWK

9/15/2012 12:56:47 PM

I like this quote

LILLEO13

9/15/2012 11:51:43 AM

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That's a good one.

TAMARAR130

9/15/2012 10:36:34 AM

Love the quote! Saving on my desktop.

MAYBER

9/15/2012 10:04:04 AM

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One person can make a huge impact on the lives of others, their environment, and even the world one day at a time

MANDELOVICH

9/15/2012 8:26:18 AM

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I love this. If we all do what we can, the world will be so much better!

SUCCESS68

5/24/2012 8:21:34 PM

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This is the beginning steps to making a commitment then following through.

RAMISKEY

3/26/2012 3:41:10 PM

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This is a great quote - we sometimes think that as one person we can't make a difference but there are people all over the world making a difference every day - one step at a time!

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