Transform yourself to transform the world.

Grace Lee Boggs

We are underinvesting in trying to develop a common vision of a future that is really worth having, the kind of future we would like to leave to our grandchildren. We need to do a lot more of that envisioning.

Gus Speth

Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today.

Malcolm X

The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.

Malcolm X

We have not emphasized sufficiently the cultural revolution that we have to make among ourselves in order to force the government to do differently. Things do not start with governments.

Grace Lee Boggs

Creativity is about liberating human energy.

Howard Gardner

Building community is to the collective as spiritual practice is to the individual.

Grace Lee Boggs

If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

Antoine de St. Exupéry

We dream in narrative, day-dream in narrative, remember, anticipate, hope, despair, believe, doubt, plan, revise, criticize, construct, gossip, learn, hate, and love by narrative.

Barbara Hardy

There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.

Zora Neale Hurston

Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, the power to retell it, rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless, because they cannot think new thoughts.

Salman Rushdie

Myths which are believed in tend to become true.

George Orwell

There’s a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth.

Maya Angelou

Truth and Power belong to those who tell a better story.

Stephen Duncombe

The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.

Cesar Chavez

If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.

Richard Bach

You throw an anchor into the future you want to build, and you pull yourself along by the chain.

John O’Neal

Imagination is intervention, an act of defiance. It alters belief.

David Mura

A pile of rocks ceases to be a pile of rocks when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.

Antoine de St. Exupéry

People do not change with the times, they change the times.

PK Shaw

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Max Planck

It’s about a fight for the planet’s resources, but the fight is taking place through a capture of the mind. We can only liberate our rivers and our seeds and our food, and our educational system, and redefine and deepen democracy, by first liberating our minds and decolonizing our minds.

Vandana Shiva

We’re in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone’s arguing over where they’re going to sit.

David Suzuki

if you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito.

african proverb

There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless.’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.

Arundhati Roy

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

The future is not something to be predicted, but to be made.

Nick Monfort