"The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Jim Hightower on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Jim Hightower on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Jim Hightower on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Jim Hightower on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Jim Hightower on Ronald Reagan
"There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success."
"The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore. They are the government."
"Populism is not a style, it's a people's rebellion against the iron grip that big corporations have on our country - including our economy, government, media, and environment."
"This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption."
"Politics isn't about left versus right it's about top versus bottom."