quote by Sonia Sanchez

All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'

— Sonia Sanchez

Tremendous Maintaining The Status Quo quotations

Maintaining the status quo quote Fake people have and image to maintain. Real people just don't care.

Fake people have and image to maintain. Real people just don't care.

Education in this country is about how to maintain the status quo and to perpetuate racism.

It will always be a battle a day between those who want maximum change and those who want to maintain the status quo.

Maintaining the status quo quote Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don't care.

Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don't care.

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The mind is reluctant to embrace deep change, and will play devious games to maintain the status quo.

It's not a matter of maintaining the status quo.

We have to create a dynamic state, oriented towards expansion.

NGOs have a complicated space in neoliberal politics.

They are supposed to mop up the anger. Even when they are doing good work, they are supposed to maintain the status quo. They are the missionaries of the corporate world.

Maintaining the status quo quote A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have suff

A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. Which would include their own government.

Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.

There are... two kinds of people: those who are changing and those who are setting themselves up to be victims of change. As the world continues to march on around us, if I am only maintaining the status quo - if I'm not growing - then I'm falling behind.

Rwanda was considered a second-class operation;

because it was a small country, we had been able to maintain a kind of status quo. They were negotiating, they'd accepted the new peace project, so we were under the impression that everything would be solved easily.

Maintaining the status quo quote Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion, b

Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion, but maintained by it.

One of the things I benefited from when I started this business was that I didn't know anything. I was just instinct with no preconceived notions. This enabled me to learn and change quickly without having to worry about maintaining any kind of status quo, like some of my bigger competitors.

Military intervention to maintain the global status quo will become a constant feature of international relations, whether this is justified in terms of fighting drugs, fighting terrorism, containing 'rogue states', opposing 'Islamic fundamentalism', or containing China.

Insistence on having a sexual orientation in sex is about defending the status quo, maintaining sex differences and the sexual hierarchy; whereas resistance to sexual orientation, regimentation is more about where we need to be going.

Maintaining the status quo quote Sometimes we maintain silence to protect a beautiful relation, but we forget, to

Sometimes we maintain silence to protect a beautiful relation, but we forget, too much silence creates distance in every beautiful relation.

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The Sixties was a perfect storm of disaffection with political leaders trying to pass off the same old platitudes to maintain the status quo and an unexpected courageousness in the masses of youth. Nothing on this scale had ever happened before in U.S. history and it hasn't happened since.

Liberals will not let you improve the schools or the educational opportunities for poor people, because they want to maintain their teachers union status quo.

Snowpiercer has both [optimistic and pessimistic].

It was essentially optimistic. The most pessimistic was my part, because of his knowledge. He knows how it started. The status quo, he knows, has to be maintained, otherwise there is no chance. He knows that this revolution is completely understandable and is also commendable. He also knows the negatives. In the end, that's not a very positive position to be in.

Maintaining the status quo quote An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity and boldness to chall

An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity and boldness to challenge status-quo.

But the reality is that the police serve a certain function, to maintain a certain status quo, and that's one of the things that the movie is about, because it basically gives you three options for looking at the police, as symbolized by Dave Brown.

To repress rebellion is to maintain the status quo, a condition which binds the mortal creature in a state of intellectual or physical slavery. But it is impossible to chain man merely by slaving his body; the mind also must be held, and to accomplish this, fear is the accepted weapon. The common man must fear life, fear death, fear God, fear the Devil, and fear most the overlords, the keepers of his destiny.

The label of tasteful or tasteless is so often used to silence people and to maintain the status quo. It's used to shame people for not following the commonly accepted routine, for not aligning themselves with the status quo.

Challenge is the opportunity for greatness.

People do their best when there is an opportunity to change how things currently stand. Maintaining the status quo facilitates mediocrity. Those who embrace this practice do not wish to rest on their laurels. They motivate others to exceed their limits and look for innovative ways to improve the organization.

It is a foolish man who believes that the status quo can be maintained indefinitely.

In business life, that is, in its material processes, we eagerly accept the new.

In social life, in all our social processes, we piously, valiantly, obdurately, maintain the old.

Myth, legend, and ritual ... function to maintain a status quo. That makes them singularly bad in coping with change, indeed counterproductive, for change is the enemy of myth.

Managers maintain an efficient status quo while leaders attack the status quo to create something new.

Education in this country is about how to maintain the status quo and to perpetuate racism.

Society or culture or whatever you might want to call it, has created us all solely and wholly for the purpose of maintaining its continuity and status quo.

Silence is an argument in favor of the status quo.

A refusal to address an inequity is a strategy for maintaining that inequity.

Maintaining the status quo is the same as regressing;

while you are holding your own, others are passing you by. Be harsh on yourself. Do not ever think that you have made it; do not ever be staisfied by what you have done. Drive yourself for the rest of your life. If you do not move, you become paralyzed. Develop your potential to the fullest, for you, too, can wake the sleeping genius at will.

The media can be an instrument of change.

It can maintain the status quo and reflect the views of the society or it can, hopefully, awaken people and change minds. I think it depends on who’s piloting the plane.

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