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Monday Morning Wisdom #345

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Monday Morning Wisdom #345

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday Morning Wisdom #344

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Monday Morning Wisdom #344

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

—Arthur C. Clarke

Monday Morning Wisdom #343

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Monday Morning Wisdom #343

The artist must possess the courageous soul that dares and defies.

~ Kate Chopin

Monday Morning Wisdom #342

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Monday Morning Wisdom #342

I hate commas in the wrong places.

~Walt Whitman

Monday Morning Wisdom #341

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Monday Morning Wisdom #341

When it gets hard to love, love harder.

~Van Jones

Monday Morning Wisdom #340

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Monday Morning Wisdom #340

I think a lot of white people understand racism in theory, but when it comes to how that stuff plays out in their interpersonal relationships, it kind of stops there. The thing I’m always going to advocate for more than anything is white people talking to their white people about the things they do and say. At the end of the day, people of color don’t really need more help. What we need is for white people to do the work within their community.

~ Rachel Olzer, quoted in “Joy and Danger in the Twin Cities,” Sierra Magazine, Fall 2021

Monday Morning Wisdom #339

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Monday Morning Wisdom #339

“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”
~ George Orwell

Monday Morning Wisdom #338

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Monday Morning Wisdom #338

The world was more than a place. Life was more than an event. It was all one thing, and that thing was: story.

~ Luis Alberto Urrea

Monday Morning Wisdom #337

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Monday Morning Wisdom #337

It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense.

~ Mark Twain

Monday Morning Wisdom #336

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Monday Morning Wisdom #336

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.

~ Leo Tolstoy