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Wangari Maathai Quotes: It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.
         

It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.


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You can make a lot of speeches, but the real thing is when you dig a hole, plant a tree, give it water, and make it survive. That's what makes the difference

You can make a lot of speeches, but the real thing is when you dig a hole, plant a tree, give it water, and make it survive. That's what makes the difference



You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself. That values itself. That understands itself.

You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself. That values itself. That understands itself.



You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.

You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.



When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope.

When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and seeds of hope.



No matter who or where we are, or what our capabilities, we are called to do the best we can.

No matter who or where we are, or what our capabilities, we are called to do the best we can.



I’m very conscious of the fact that you can’t do it alone. It’s teamwork. When you do it alone you run the risk that when you are no longer there nobody else will do it.

I’m very conscious of the fact that you can’t do it alone. It’s teamwork. When you do it alone you run the risk that when you are no longer there nobody else will do it.



Every person who has ever achieved anything has been knocked down many times. But all of them picked themselves up and kept going, and that is what I have always tried to do.

Every person who has ever achieved anything has been knocked down many times. But all of them picked themselves up and kept going, and that is what I have always tried to do.



African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.

African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.



Human rights are not things that are put on the table for people to enjoy. These are things you fight for and then you protect.

Human rights are not things that are put on the table for people to enjoy. These are things you fight for and then you protect.



We cannot tire or give up. We owe it to the present and future generations of all species to rise up and walk!

We cannot tire or give up. We owe it to the present and future generations of all species to rise up and walk!





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The only people we want to blame are ourselves, because it will be ourselves that we rely upon.

The only people we want to blame are ourselves, because it will be ourselves that we rely upon.



I am passionate about the truth. Passion is very different from fundamentalism.

I am passionate about the truth. Passion is very different from fundamentalism.



Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing good or of any value can come. Try to eat a balanced diet. Guys only want one thing.

Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing good or of any value can come. Try to eat a balanced diet. Guys only want one thing.



When you constantly push your mind and body in your chosen field and never give up your confidence will be unshatterable!

When you constantly push your mind and body in your chosen field and never give up your confidence will be unshatterable!



It was my father who taught me to value myself.

It was my father who taught me to value myself.



As nice as the Apple iPhone is, it poses a real challenge to its users. Try typing a web key on a touchscreen on an Apple iPhone, that's a real challenge. You cannot see what you type.

As nice as the Apple iPhone is, it poses a real challenge to its users. Try typing a web key on a touchscreen on an Apple iPhone, that's a real challenge. You cannot see what you type.



I love discussing the ins and outs of the collaborative nature of writing.

I love discussing the ins and outs of the collaborative nature of writing.



We've had incredibly huge obstacles in our way - no tapes, no royalties, no cooperation on any level - and we sort it out.

We've had incredibly huge obstacles in our way - no tapes, no royalties, no cooperation on any level - and we sort it out.



For a small reward, a man will hurry away on a long journey; while for eternal life, many will hardly take a single step.

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This page presents the quote "It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.". Author of this quote is Wangari Maathai. This quote is about little things, differences, tree, citizens,.