Few will have the greatness to bend history, but each of us can work to change a small portion of the events, and in the total of all these acts will be written the history of this generation. ~Robert Kennedy, June 6, 1966, Cape Town, S. Africa Each time a man stands up for an … Continue reading Our Legacy.
We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better. ~JR Rowling. Fear makes us weak; anger makes us strong. Irena Sendler A few weeks ago, I attended a pretty fantastic conference for folks who have been … Continue reading We Can Do It; Powering the Resistance.
We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living. ~Thich Nhat Hanh We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize. … Continue reading Slow Down to Speed Up
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door. ~Emma Lazarus The greatest nations are defined by how they treat their weakest inhabitants. ~Jorge Ramos Remember high school? It was probably … Continue reading Keep the Golden Door Open
Citizens working together are more powerful than US Attorneys. And presidents. ~Preet Bharara Note: Some of you may recall this post, which was originally published on October 31, 2017; its message felt especially relevant this week. I hope it reminds you just how much your daily contributions matter, and how powerful we are when we … Continue reading Don’t Ask Why. Ask Why Not.
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. ~Vincent Van Gogh Lulu loved lemonade stands. She loved selling fresh-squeezed lemonade from an adorable stand perched at the end of her driveway. She used the money she earned to buy the kinds of things that ten-year-old girls want. That is, until her … Continue reading We Can All Make Lemonade
Each little thing that you do can have a tremendous impact, and a huge ripple effect. ~Mason Wartman One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. ~John F. Kennedy In his mid-20s, Mason Wartman left Wall Street. He left a secure job with a pretty fantastic salary to move back to Philadelphia and … Continue reading Pay It Forward Pizza