“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed,it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~   Margaret Mead

Filed under: Belief,  Change,  Determination,  Dreams,  Experience,  Freedom,  Love,  Margaret Mead

“The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain.” ~~ Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr.


“If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

Filed under: Change,  Choices,  Freedom,  Goals,  Sojourner Truth,  Women

“Americans… still believe in an America where anything’s possible – they just don’t think their leaders do.” ~~ Barack Obama

Filed under: Attitude,  Barack Obama,  Freedom,  Leadership

“Be in charge of your own destiny, or some one else will.” ~~   Jack Welch

Filed under: Attitude,  Choices,  Determination,  Freedom,  Jack Welch,  Life

“If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness.” ~~ Carl Rogers

Filed under: Carl Rogers,  Freedom,  Knowledge,  Learning

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” ~~  Mahatma Gandhi

Filed under: Experience,  Freedom,  Mahatma Gandhi,  Risk

“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” ~~ John Adams to Abigail Adams, May 12, 1780

Filed under: Children,  Freedom,  John Adams,  Peace

“Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.” ~~ Ayn Rand

Filed under: Ayn Rand,  Choices,  Freedom

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” ~~ Bertrand Russell

Filed under: Bertrand Russell,  Change,  Freedom