The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
Life is too precious to be a spectator sport. We are no longer merely fans, rooting for the winning team. We are the team. We are the grown-ups. Whatever you believe is true, now is the time to give your respectful, inquisitive, and compassionate self to it.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
You just do it one step at a time.
Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!
Whatever our dreams, ideas, or projects, we plant a seed, nurture it -- and then reap the fruits of our labors.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Do your best with what you have where you are.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. Cesar Chavez Address to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Nov. 9, 1984
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
Be the trouble you want to see in the world.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
I wanted to use sports for social change.
If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
Technological discoveries are the spermatozoa of social change.
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