Quotes January 13, 2021

The educator has the duty of not being neutral.
Paulo Freire
 
 
 
 
It is easy to be bleak about the human race, but there are people who have proved to me that we can be better than we are.
Peniel Joseph
 
 
 
 
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
Anais Nin
 
 
 
 
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
Today we acknowledge the shadows, but we lean into the light.
Carrie Newcomer
 
 
 
 
As citizens, we must prevent wrongdoing because the world in which we all live, wrong-doer, wrong sufferer and spectator, is at stake.
Hannah Arendt
 
 
 
 
We can return to the Earth that is our only home, consciously choosing sustainable ways of living with the Earth. Choose it or lose it.
Duane Elgin
 
 
 
 
Only by listening inwardly in a fresh and open way will you discern at any given time what most serves your healing and freedom.
Tara Brach
 
 
 
 
It is only on the condition of humility and reverence before the world that our species will be able to remain in it.
Wendell Berry
 
 
 
 
Beauty is the antidote to grief and despair, and it is the one sure thing I can bring to bear when I confront a place that has fallen on hard times.
Trebbe Johnson
 
 
 
 
“While there’s life, there’s hope.”
Cicero
 
 
 
 
I take a deep breath and sidestep my fear and begin speaking from the place where beauty and bravery meet–within the chambers of a quivering heart.
Terry Tempest Williams
 
 
 
 
As you sit on the hillside, or lie prone under the trees of the forest, or sprawl wet-legged by a mountain stream, the great door, that does not look like a door, opens.
Stephen Graham
 
 
 
 
Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.
Margaret Wheatley
 
 
 
 
Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate, and value you.
Roy T. Bennett