"We are all revolutionaries now, addicts of change."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Christopher Lasch on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Christopher Lasch on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Christopher Lasch on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Christopher Lasch on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Christopher Lasch on Mahatma Gandhi
"Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure."
"Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business."
"In our society, daily experience teaches the individual to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs."
"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."
"The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing new diversity of family types."