The best Quotes by Barbara Ehrenreich

The best Quotes by Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich (née Alexander; August 26, 1941 – September 1, 2022) was an American author and political activist.

For a long time on Earth humans didn't worship good gods; that's a new idea. The ancient Greek gods, the Hindu gods, are fairly amoral, most of them. We get stuck when we insist that God be both good and all-powerful.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
That's free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble, freedom to lose. And the great thing - the truly democratic thing about it - is that you don't even have to be a player to lose.
Lenders, including major credit companies as well as payday lenders, have taken over the traditional role of the street-corner loan shark, charging the poor insanely high rates of interest.
The Civil Rights Movement, it wasn't just a couple of, you know, superstars like Martin Luther King. It was thousands and thousands - millions, I should say - of people taking risks, becoming leaders in their community.

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Most places would call it a crippling snowstorm. In Montana, we call it Tuesday.
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This city is louder than a field of Montana grasshoppers. Y'know, the ones bigger than your thumb?
Montana girls - the kind of girl you can take home to meet your mom, but can outdrink your dad.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Montana - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
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It's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you're not.
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I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
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We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not yet learned the simple art of living together as brothers.
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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that!
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do - you have to keep moving forward.
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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
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We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King - Rede in St. Louis
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True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Martin Luther King - during Montgomery Bus Boycotts
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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
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Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
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I say to you that our goal is freedom, and I believe we are going to get there because however much she strays away from it, the goal of America is freedom.
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I think a night like tonight shows a lot of young girls and young boys that if you can shoot you can shoot. It doesn't matter if you're a girl or a boy, I think it just matters the heart that you have and wanting to be the best that you can be.
Sabrina Ionescu - February 2024
I'm looking to do everything that I possibly can to get better in every aspect, whether that's scoring, defending, rebounding, passing, i'm really just excited to be playing against professionals and learning from them and just seeing where that takes me.
Sky is the limit for her and what she can do on the court, in terms of her impact in the game but also the court as well... It's been fun to watch her journey.
Stephen Curry - February 2024

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