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Saturday Quote

I find this quote by Ron Kral quite powerful as it captures one of the foundations of asset-based community-driven development.  He wrote it in the context of education, but it applies in many other contexts too. If you liked this post … Continue reading

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Saturday Quote

This quote by Iris Iwanicki, the President of the Planning Institute of Australia (South Australia) from a workshop on stakeholder engagement. If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

This inspiring quote by Malala Yousafza is from her speech to the UN General Assembly on 12 July 2013. You can watch or read her full speech here. If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

We need more of this attitude. If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like to look at: Past Saturday Quotes The paradox of inconsequence What are complex problems? The … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

I love the sense of agency in this quote – the sense that what we do makes a difference. At times I feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the social and environmental challenges we face as a community and as … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

Today is Anzac Day, the centenary of Gallipoli. World War 1 was supposed to be the war to end all war, but we haven’t learnt the lessons of the past. This quote by Eleanor Roosevelt reminds us that peace does … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

Today’s quote is from Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, about an Australian Government report looking at Australia in 2055. The 24 page report overview does not even mention climate change. For more see Where is climate change in the Intergenerational report? If … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

One of many great quotes from Martin Luther King Jnr. The full quote (from a sermon he gave in 1957) is: A third reason why we should love our enemies is that love is the only force capable of transforming … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

One of my daughters is pretty short so I’ve often told her this Korean proverb: “Chillies are small, but they’re hot!” All I say now is, “Chillies are small” and she get’s my meaning (and normally rolls her eyes at … Continue reading

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Saturday Quote

Today is Earth Hour so I thought this quote by Terri Swearingen (a nurse and environmental campaigner) was appropriate. We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to. What is your favourite environmental quote? If … Continue reading

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