What Can Change the World?

Things that I think are more likely to make positive change in the world than Democrats:

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”
Dead Poet’s Society, written by Tom Schulman

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”
Margaret Mead

“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation.”
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)

“”Realistic” people who pursue “practical” aims are rarely as realistic or practical in the long run as dreamers who pursue their dreams.”
Hans Selye

“Transformation is only valid if it is carried out with the people, not for them. Liberation is like a childbirth, and a painful one. The person who emerges is a new person: no longer either oppressor or oppressed, but a person in the process of achieving freedom. It is only the oppressed who, by freeing themselves, can free their oppressors.”
Paulo Freire

“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.”
Howard Zinn

“The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. They may allow us temporarily to beat him at his own game, but they will never allow us to bring about genuine change.”
Audre Lorde

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