was it ______ who said?

Ten insightful quotes from smart people. Happy holidays, y’all!

mahalia-jackon The mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient. — Mahalia Jackson

dickensThere are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.  — Charles Dickens

august-wilson Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.  — August Wilson

frederick-douglassIf there is no struggle, there is no progress.  — Frederick Douglass

spalding-grayHow therapeutic it is to surround yourself with people stranger than yourself. — Spalding Gray

audre-lorde-yelloIt is not our differences that divid us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.  — Audre Lorde

dostoyevsky Nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer; nothing is more difficult than to understand him.  — Fyodor Dostoyesvsky

pope Who am I to judge?  — Pope Francis

yuri-kochiyamaLife is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.  — Yuri Kochiyama

mark-kleimanWhat if all conflicts could be resolved this way?  — Mark Kleiman (This way = mediation, Happy retirement, Mark!)

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