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.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.
Revolution is but thought carried into action.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
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.
Be the change you want to see.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
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.
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
I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.
No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.
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.
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.
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
I wanted to use sports for social change.
You just do it one step at a time.