Monday, April 26, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Audre Lorde

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed, but when we are silent we are still afraid, so it is better to speak.

-- Audre Lorde

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Quote of the Day -- April 25

It showed me one thing that being an adult meant. You were no longer limited to observing the world: Now you could join it. Instead of just being a fan of things you loved, you could get inside them. You could make them yourself.

-- Susan Burton

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Carl Sagan

We are the representatives of the cosmos; we are an example of what hydrogen atoms can do, given 15 billion years of cosmic evolution.

-- Carl Sagan

Friday, April 23, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Barbara Ward

We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.

-- Barbara Ward

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Quote of the Day -- John Wooden

There is a wonderful, almost mystical, law of nature that says three of the things we want most—happiness, freedom, and peace of mind—are always attained when we give them to others. Give it away to get it back.

-- John Wooden

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Katherine May

We are in the habit of imagining our lives to be linear, a long march from birth to death in which we mass our powers, only to surrender them again, all the while slowly losing our youthful beauty. This is a brutal untruth. Life meanders like a path through the woods. We have seasons when we flourish and seasons when the leaves fall from us, revealing our bare bones. Given time, they grow again.

-- Katherine May

Friday, April 16, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Richard Edelman

In this period of information bankruptcy and instability, business has to be a primary source of objective facts, a catalyst for change and a standard-bearer for universal values.

-- Richard Edelman

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Rachel Maddow

Our military and weapons prowess is a fantastic and perfectly weighted hammer, but that doesn't make every international problem a nail.

-- Rachel Maddow

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Madeleine Maddow

... the purpose of foreign policy is to persuade others to do what we want or, better yet, to want what we want.

-- Madeleine Albright

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Quote of the Day -- Mwai Kibaki

Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.

-- Mwai Kibaki