ONE: "The issues we hear Donald Trump talking about are just so contrary to who we are as a people. They are an affront and an insult to our higher angels and our best selves."
TWO: "She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted."
THREE: "Make resistance your lifestyle. This march isn't about me or any of the others organizers — it's about you, your communities."
FOUR: "I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people's politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true."
Neil deGrasse Tyson
FIVE: "And the unfinished business of the 21st century can't wait any longer. . . . Now is the time to demand the progress we want to see and make it real in our own lives . . . in the government and the world . . . and I'll be there with you every step of the way."
SIX: “Let me just say this: I'm a strong black woman and I cannot be intimidated. I cannot be undermined. I cannot be thought to be afraid of Bill O'Reilly or anybody...And I'd like to say to women out there everywhere: Don't allow these right-wing talking heads, these dishonorable people, to intimidate you or scare you. Be who you are. Do what you do. And let us get on with discussing the real issues of this country.”
SEVEN: “The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
EIGHT: "We will only be successful in addressing addiction — and other illnesses — when we recognize the humanity within each of us. People are more than their disease. All of us are more than our worst mistakes. We must ensure our nation always reflects a fundamental value: every life matters."
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Replaced Under Trump Administration
NINE: "When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak."
TEN: “Love does not win unless we start loving each other enough to fix our fucking problems.”