"All the freaky people make the beauty of the world."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Michael Franti on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Michael Franti on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Michael Franti on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Michael Franti on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Michael Franti on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"During my travels in Iraq, Israel, Gaza, Brazil, Indonesia, Japan, Europe and all over the United States, I have seen and heard the voices of people who want change. They want the stabilization of the economy, education and healthcare for all, renewable energy and an environmental vision with an eye on generations to come."
"If we do not change our negative habits toward climate change, we can count on worldwide disruptions in food production, resulting in mass migration, refugee crises and increased conflict over scarce natural resources like water and farm land. This is a recipe for major security problems."
"Power to the peaceful!"
"We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace."
"Every single soul is a poem."