"I just don't believe that you have to come in and insult people when you want to change things."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Sydney Schanberg 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."Sydney Schanberg 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."Sydney Schanberg 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."Sydney Schanberg on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Sydney Schanberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"Contradictory to my religion, I think, is journalism."
"What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news."