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Grace Lee Boggs Quotes: A revolution that is based on the people exercising their creativity in the midst of devastation is one of the great historical contributions of humankind.
         

A revolution that is based on the people exercising their creativity in the midst of devastation is one of the great historical contributions of humankind.


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You cannot change any society unless you take responsibility for it, unless you see yourself as belonging to it and responsible for changing it.

You cannot change any society unless you take responsibility for it, unless you see yourself as belonging to it and responsible for changing it.



You don't choose the times you live in, but you do choose who you want to be.

You don't choose the times you live in, but you do choose who you want to be.



Love isn't about what we did yesterday; it's about what we do today and tomorrow and the day after

Love isn't about what we did yesterday; it's about what we do today and tomorrow and the day after



Keep recognizing that reality is changing and that your ideas have to change. Don’t get stuck in old ideas.

Keep recognizing that reality is changing and that your ideas have to change. Don’t get stuck in old ideas.



Building community is to the collective as spiritual practice is to the individual.

Building community is to the collective as spiritual practice is to the individual.



Talk and write in a way that encourages the mutual exchange of ideas and acts like a midwife to people birthing their own ideas.

Talk and write in a way that encourages the mutual exchange of ideas and acts like a midwife to people birthing their own ideas.



The most radical thing I ever did was to stay put.

The most radical thing I ever did was to stay put.



The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.

The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.



I think that deep in our hearts we know that our comforts, our conveniences are at the expense of other people.

I think that deep in our hearts we know that our comforts, our conveniences are at the expense of other people.



What time is it on the clock of the world?

What time is it on the clock of the world?





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Sometimes, ” she whispered, her lips brushing his cheek, “you need to be lost in order to be found.

Sometimes, ” she whispered, her lips brushing his cheek, “you need to be lost in order to be found.




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Leave it to you to find a legal way to do something illegal (Candler)



That's one of those hazards of an interview: You get tired of your stock answer and you try to get creative and even play devil's advocate.

That's one of those hazards of an interview: You get tired of your stock answer and you try to get creative and even play devil's advocate.



The shame is not in having sported, but in not having broken off the sport. [Lat., Nec luisse pudet, sed non incidere ludum.]

The shame is not in having sported, but in not having broken off the sport. [Lat., Nec luisse pudet, sed non incidere ludum.]



You have given it all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and grace. That is enough for me.

You have given it all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and grace. That is enough for me.



The consensus is a very dangerous thing to get complacent about.

The consensus is a very dangerous thing to get complacent about.



I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance in ballet shoes with my knees bent.

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If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent.

If you so choose, every mistake can lead to greater understanding and effectiveness. If you so choose, every frustration can help you to be more patient and more persistent.




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