Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Ai Weiwei

"I call on people to be 'obsessed citizens', forever questioning and asking for accountability. That's the only chance we have today of a healthy and happy life."

(born 1957),
Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism.

Quote of the Week: Howard Zinn

"No politician who voted funds for war, no business contractor for the military, no general who ordered young men into battle, no FBI man who spied on anti-war activities, should be invited to public ceremonies on this sacred day. Let the dead of past wars be honored. Let those who live pledge themselves never to embark on mass slaughter again."

(August 24, 1922 - January 27, 2010),
American military veteran (WWII) and historian.

Quote of the Week: John Muir

"Keep close to Nature's heart...and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."

(21 April 1838 - 24 December 1914),
Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."
 
John Muir (21 April 1838 – 24 December 1914), Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."
 
John Muir (21 April 1838 – 24 December 1914), Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.

Quote of the Week: Anne Frank

"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."

Anne Frank (12 June 1929 - early March 1945), diarist and Jewish victim of the Holocaust.