“Be depressed, discouraged, and disappointed at failures and the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption and bad politics – but never give up.” [Marjory Stoneman Douglas]

“If they continue to ignore us, to only pretend to listen, then we will take action where it counts. We will take action every day in every way until they simply cannot ignore us anymore.” [Delaney Tarr, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, speaking to the crowd in D.C. at the March on Our Lives rally on 3/24/18.]

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” [The movie “Love at the Shore”]

“…the convergence of Passover and Easter and their stories of deprivation and desolation. They couldn’t come at a better time. They bring the message of suffering, but also triumph. That’s what Passover and Easter brought fifty, a hundred, thousands of years ago. They bring us hope. We live in hope. No other way, then or now.” [Colbert I. King, WP, 3/31/18]

“I’m a good girl. I don’t live my life trying to piss people off, but honestly sometimes I can’t help it.” [Bobbi Brown]

“We know that there is no tool for development more powerful than the education of girls and the empowerment of women.” [Kofi Annan, 2003]