Wangari Mathaai

Wangari Mathaai

  • “Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it, and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing.  You are just talking.”


  • “It is the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference.  My little thing is planting trees.”


  • “Every one of us can make a contribution. Something. Just imagine the power of what we can do.”


  • “You cannot protect the environment unless you empower the people, you inform them and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.”


  • “In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach higher moral ground; a time where we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other.  That time is now.”


  • “I’m working to make sure we don’t only protect the environment, we also improve governance.”

Jyanla Vanzant

  • “You can never love anyone to your own detriment.  That is not love that is possession, control, fear, or a combination of them all.”

Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee
Leymah Gbowee
  • “Don’t wait for a Gandhi, don’t wait for a King, and don’t wait for Mandela.  You are your own Mandela, you are your own Gandhi, you are your own King.”

Mahatma Gandhi


  • “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
  • “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”
  • “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an Ocean; if a few drops of the Ocean are dirty, the Ocean does not become dirty.”
  • “Happiness is what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
  • “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”


  • “Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Matt Cameron

  • “Live life in the fullest, and focus on the positive.”

Joel Osteen

  • “When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.”

  • “Happiness always comes from within, and it’s found in the present moment by making peace with the past and looking forward to the future.”