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Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Power Of Community

The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.
Mark Hyman

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
Morrie Schwartz

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Mahatma Gandhi

We are all in this together and we are going to get through this together.
Mike DeWine

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

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We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
Cesar Chavez

We are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for each other.
Vala Afshar

The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.
Coretta Scott King

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Alan Watts

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Value Of Diversity

Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness.
Ola Joseph

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.
Mahatma Gandhi

Diversity is the collective strength of any successful society.
Lorin Morgan-Richards

Diversity is not a burden to be tolerated, but a gift to be celebrated.

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.

Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity.
Octavio Paz

Diversity is not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and valued by all.
Ava DuVernay

Diversity is not just a buzzword. It's about opening doors and breaking down barriers.
Amanda Alpert Knight

Diversity is the key to unlocking the door to innovation.
Michael Dell

Diversity is not a quota to be met. It is a reality to be lived.

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Role Of Empathy

Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It's the impetus for creating change.
Max Carver

Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.
Mohsin Hamid

Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.
Gloria Steinem

Empathy is the antidote to shame. If you put shame in a Petri dish, it needs three things to grow exponentially: secrecy, silence, and judgment. If you put the same amount of shame in a Petri dish and douse it with empathy, it can't survive.
Brené Brown

Empathy is the ability to step outside of your own bubble and into the bubbles of other people.
C. JoyBell C.

Empathy is the key to conflict resolution, because once you see and understand your own biases and prejudices, you can begin to see the world from another person's point of view.
Grant Fairley

Empathy is the bridge that connects us to one another.

Empathy is the glue that holds human relationships together.

Empathy is the foundation of a democratic society.

Empathy is the cornerstone of a healthy and vibrant democracy.

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Connection Between Gratitude And Democracy

Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
Jean Baptiste Massieu

Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.
Amy Collette

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Melody Beattie

Gratitude is the foundation of a healthy democracy because it allows us to see the good in our fellow citizens and to work together for the common good.
Robert Emmons

Gratitude is the antidote to fear and anxiety. When we focus on what we have rather than what we lack, we realize how much we have to be thankful for.

Gratitude is the glue that holds a democracy together. When we appreciate the sacrifices of those who came before us and the contributions of our fellow citizens, we are more likely to work together to build a better future for all.

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Importance Of Dialogue

Democracy is not just the right to vote, it is the right to live in dignity.
Naomi Klein

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.
Eleanor Holmes Norton

Democracy is not simply a license to indulge individual whims and proclivities. It is also holding oneself accountable to some reasonable degree for the conditions of peace and chaos that impact the lives of those who inhabit one's beloved extended community.

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Peter Drucker

The first duty of a man is to think for himself.
Jose Marti

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Role Of Education

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

The only way to make education a reality for all is to invest more in education.
Malala Yousafzai

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.
John Dewey

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
William S. Burroughs

Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It's about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.
Shakuntala Devi

Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.
Christine Gregoire

Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Need For Compromise

Compromise is the lifeblood of democracy. It is how we move forward.
Joe Biden

The essence of democracy is compromise.
Hillary Clinton

Democracy is the art of thinking independently together.
Alexander Meiklejohn

Democracy is not about winning every time. It's about compromise and working together for the common good.
Ron Kind

Compromise is not a dirty word. It is the foundation of democracy.
Jesse Jackson

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Sydney J. Harris

Democracy is based on the willingness to compromise.
Charles Kennedy

Compromise is the oil that makes democracy work.
Thad Cochran

Democracy is not just about one person's voice, it's about compromise and coming together to find common ground.
Kirsten Gillibrand

Democracy is the art of compromise, and compromise is the art of politics.
David Lloyd George

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Responsibility Of Citizenship

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
Thomas Jefferson

The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from its government.
Thomas Paine

The power of the people is stronger than the people in power.
Wael Ghonim

The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.
Condoleezza Rice

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only way to deal with fear is to face it head on.
Nelson Mandela

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Impact Of Leadership

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
John F. Kennedy

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
Henry Ward Beecher

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.
Zig Ziglar

The essence of democracy is its assurance that every human being should so respect himself and should be so respected in his own personality that he should have opportunity equal to that of every other human being to show what he was meant to become.
Anna Garlin Spencer

Democracy is not just a political system, it is a way of life.
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.
Steve Jobs

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Significance Of Freedom

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
Ronald Reagan

Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Herbert Hoover

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
Moshe Dayan

Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
George Orwell

Freedom is the power to choose our own chains.
Jean Jacques Rousseau

Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.
Paulo Coelho

Freedom is not the absence of limitations; it is the ability to think and act beyond them.
Angela Davis

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Need For Transparency

Transparency is not about restoring trust in institutions. Transparency is the politics of managing mistrust.
Ivan Krastev

Transparency is the key to good governance.
Bell Hooks

Transparency is the foundation of accountability.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Transparency is the first requisite of a good government.
Thomas Jefferson

Transparency is the currency of democracy.

Transparency is the antidote to corruption.

Transparency is the only path to true accountability.
Kofi Annan

Transparency is the cornerstone of democracy.

Transparency is the oxygen of democracy.

Transparency is the key to preventing the abuse of power.

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Value Of Dissent

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Howard Zinn

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Kurt Cobain

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

The only way to deal with fear is to face it head-on.
Nadine Gordimer

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.

The test of democracy is not the magnificence of buildings or the speed of automobiles or the efficiency of air transportation, but rather the care given to the welfare of all the people.
Helen Keller

The only way to deal with the future is to function efficiently in the now.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Importance Of Human Rights

The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
John F. Kennedy

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Martin Luther King Jr.

The power of the people is greater than the people in power.
Wael Ghonim

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Role Of Gratitude In Promoting Democracy

Gratitude is the antidote to fear.

Gratitude is the foundation of a healthy democracy.

Gratitude is the glue that holds a democracy together.

Gratitude And Democracy Quotes About The Importance Of Voting

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Lyndon B. Johnson

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Abraham Lincoln

Voting is not only our right, it is our power. When we vote, we take back our power to choose, to speak up, and to stand with those who support us and each other.
Louise Slaughter

The vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have in a democratic society.
John Lewis

The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Voting is not just a right, it's a responsibility.
Louise L. Hay

The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but also the interests of others.
John F. Kennedy

The vote is the emblem of your equality, women of America, the guarantee of your liberty.
Carrie Chapman Catt

The vote is a fundamental right of our democracy, and it is up to each and every one of us to protect it.
Barbara Boxer

Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country, and this world.
Sharon Salzberg

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