Quotes March 15, 2022

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.
Alan Cohen – Author
In the middle of war, he is asking for poems.
Ilya Kaminsky
“In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?”
Barack Obama
We absolutely must come up with the linguistic equivalence of the technological and biological changes that we’re forcing on the world.
Glenn Albrecht
Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.
Margaret Wheatley
“Courage is a word that tempts us to think outwardly, to run bravely against opposing fire, to do something under besieging circumstance, and perhaps, above all, to be seen to do it in public, to show courage; to be celebrated in story, rewarded with medals, given the accolade, but a look at its linguistic origins is to look in a more interior direction and toward its original template, the old Norman French. Courage is the measure of our heartfelt participation with life, with another, with a community, a work; a future. To be courageous is not necessarily to go anywhere or do anything except to make conscious those things we already feel deeply and then to live through the unending vulnerabilities of those consequences. ”
David Whyte
“Make sure you always have fun. If you’re having fun, that’s when the best memories are built.”
Simone Biles
“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant to be your own person, be independent.”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things.
Margaret Mead,
cultural anthropologist
March is Women’s History Month