"Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Margaret Mead 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."Margaret Mead 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."Margaret Mead 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."Margaret Mead on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Margaret Mead on Mahatma Gandhi
"As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost."
"It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age."
"Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful."
"A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."