Some of My Favorite Quotes

I love reading and I love affirmations and inspiring quotes. These are a few of my favs.

Charity is no substitute for justice. If we never challenge a social order that allows some to accumulate wealth–even if they decide to help the less fortunate–while others are short-changed, then even acts of kindness end up supporting unjust arrangements. We must never ignore the injustices that make charity necessary, or the inequalities that make it possible. ”

Michael Eric Dyson, Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.

Audre Lorde

There is no passion to be found playing small in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

Nelson mandela