"Change means that what was before wasn't perfect. People want things to be better."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Esther Dyson 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."Esther Dyson 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."Esther Dyson 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."Esther Dyson on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Esther Dyson on Mahatma Gandhi
"But there is a corollary to freedom and that's personal responsibility, and the real challenge is how you generate that personal responsibility without imposing it."
"It may not always be profitable at first for businesses to be online, but it is certainly going to be unprofitable not to be online."
"Part of the problem is when we bring in a new technology we expect it to be perfect in a way that we don't expect the world that we're familiar with to be perfect."
"Don't leave hold of your common sense. Think about what you're doing and how the technology can enhance it. Don't think about technology first."