quote by Grace Lee Boggs

We can begin by doing small things at the local level, like planting community gardens or looking out for our neighbors. That is how change takes place in living systems, not from above but from within, from many local actions occurring simultaneously.

— Grace Lee Boggs

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Small communities quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home.

As our cities have developed, they've built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we've taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby.

Small communities quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

I have reviewed literally hundreds of dotcoms in my drive to bring Boomer Esiason Foundation onto the Internet, and have selected ClickThings as a partner because of the advanced technology it offers small business, and its understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit of the small business community.

One of our key strategies has been to restructure traditional high schools into small learning communities with personalized attention and a range of options.

More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses.

Small communities quote Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to somethin

Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.

Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.

...Individualistic material progress and the desire to gain prestige by coming out on top have taken over from the sense of fellowship, compassion and community. Now people live more or less on their own in a small house, jealously guarding their goods and planning to acquire more, with a notice on the gate that says, 'Beware of the Dog.

Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.

Small communities quote One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.

One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.

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If we can find peace within ourselves, within our families and communities, and heal Mother Earth in small ways, we can create a measurable shift in our world.

The awful discretion, which a court of impeachments must necessarily have, to doom to honor or to infamy the most confidential and the most distinguished characters of the community, forbids the commitment of the trust to a small number of persons.

Family farms and small businesses are the backbone of our communities.

Small communities quote One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the

One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.

If we are true small 'l' liberals, it's our job to seek out feminist Muslims, ex-Muslims, liberal Muslims, dissenting voices within Muslim communities, gay Muslims - we should promote those voices and in doing so, we demonstrate Islam is not a monolith, Muslims are not homogenous, and that Muslims are truly internally diverse.

Most conservatives just want to turn back the clock to a time before the income tax - 100 years or so. I would like to turn the clock back thousands of years to a time when people lived in small communities and took care of each other.

No community values entrepreneurship and small business more than the Hispanic community.

Small communities quote No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.

The man who lives in a small community lives in a much larger world.

.. The reason is obvious. In a large community we can choose our companions. In a small community our companions are chosen for us.

Be an active participant in your community and country.

Every small gesture makes up the big gestures. Resist, rinse, repeat.

This is the contradictory desire in our utopia.

We want to live in a small community with which we can identify and yet we want all the facilities of the city of millions of people. We want to have very intense urban experiences and yet we want the open space right next to us.

Small communities quote Dream Big. Start small. Act now.

Dream Big. Start small. Act now.

If world problems feel too big to tackle, think small.

Step by step. Small wins build confidence, lead the way to change.

Small groups or communities may be far more oppressive to the individual than larger ones. Men are in many ways freer in large cities than in small villages.

A small compassionate act enlarges the scope of community.

Small communities quote Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your

Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.

What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like.

There have been decades of failed policies: zero tolerance, harassment and people being locked up for small crimes -\-\ policies that drive a divide between communities and law enforcement. So many people feel like they are voiceless, that they've been dehumanized. What we saw in the riots is a result of that.

In our small chess community in Marylebone it would be mock modesty on my part to deny that I have built up for myself a considerable name without ever actually having won a single game. Even the best players are sometimes beaten, and that is precisely what happens to me.

Small communities quote If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way

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Please remember the hundreds of tiny empty stomachs in our communities.

Winter is a tough time for birds and other small creatures as food can become buried beneath snow or frozen ground. Scatter seeds in your yard, nearby parks.

I kind of killed it in college. You know that saying "big fish in a small pond"? At Dartmouth college, I was freakin' Jaws in a community swimming pool

The strength and power and goodness of America has always been based on the strength and power and goodness of our communities, our families, our faiths. That is the bedrock of what makes America, America. In our best days, we can feel the vibrancy of America's communities, large and small.

Small communities quote If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night wi

If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito.

Modern technique has made it possible for leisure, within limits, to be not the prerogative of small privileged classes, but a right evenly distributed throughout the community. The morality of work is the morality of slaves, and the modern world has no need of slavery.

Every discipline develops standards of professional competence to which its workers are subject... Every scientific community is a society in the small, so to speak, with its own agencies of social control.

Universal design systems can no longer be dismissed as the irrelevant musings of a small, localized design community. A second modernism has emerged, reinvigorating the utopian search for universal forms that marked the birth of design as a discourse and a discipline nearly a century earlier.

Small communities quote Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, by the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community.

Small businesses are vital contributors to our economy.

They are the economic engine that is creating jobs, exploring innovation, and expanding opportunities for Americans in every community across the Nation.

Live simply that others might simply live.

I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities.

Any institution becomes a community - whether it's a high school or a boarding school or a publishing company or a small town where everybody knows certain things about people.

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