''.sometimes, just the sky........''  Patti Smith



Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. ‘’Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.’’

Aung San Suu Kyi '’……..peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.’’

Quentin Crisp ‘’Men get laid, but women get screwed.’’''My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it''

Leymah Gbowee ‘’I'm a serious optimist. I come from a country where you have little to be hopeful for, and so you have to always be an optimist.’’

Nelson Mandela ‘’For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.’’

Malala Yousafzai ‘’I think I have a right to live my life the way I like.’’

Patti Smith ‘’I'm not afraid of terrorism at all. I'm afraid of loss of our freedom, loss of mobility, loss of global comradeship.’’

Brian Eno ‘’It's actually very easy for democracy to disappear.’’ ‘’You either believe that people respond to authority, or that they respond to kindness and inclusion. I'm obviously in the latter camp. I think that people respond better to reward than punishment.’’

Bell Hooks ‘’Once you do away with the idea of people as fixed, static entities, then you see that people can change, and there is hope.’’

Doris Lessing ‘’Our society is dependent on some precarious mechanisms, and they are very dicey. They can easily collapse.’’

Jandy Rainbow ''Toxic gender rules harm a person’s identity. One size does not fit all and each gender has diversity.''

The 14th Dalai Lama'' Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.''

Cyndi Darnell ''Recognise the person you’re negotiating with has feelings and vulnerabilities just like you.''