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One-Liner Wednesday – It’s True


Photo: A red poppy in a field of golden grasses and the quote, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
― Margaret Mead

Do you agree?

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61 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – It’s True

  1. YUP – agree – IF that small group of people can manage to keep their eyes fixed on the vision they had that brought them together in the first place – – 🙂

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    The corollary to that, of course, is “beware of stupid people in large groups.”

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  10. Yes! I agree! It gives me hope and sometimes it gives me a kick in the butt to be part of that group of citizens. Great quote!

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  14. I agree!!! How wonderful Linda.

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  15. Love that quote and new badge! Pingback didn’t work so I’m posting my first One-Liner Wednesday here.

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  17. I absolutely love this quote. Sometimes it’s what helps me keep calm and carry on. 💛

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  22. I’m afraid that the world has been changed, usually for the worse, by individuals (e.g. heads of state who start wars) and by large groups (e.g. climate change), as well.

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  24. It is true, to a point, because somehow that small group of people has to become a large group of people. Nowadays that means having an influencer Tweeter. That is, unless it is a small group of extremely rich people then they can do pretty much as they please, as witnessed by the oligarchy in which we currently live. (brought to you this morning by Cynicism R Us)

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  27. It is amazing what small groups of people can do.

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  28. I so agree, no matter how much to the contrary it may feel –

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  31. I have to believe it’s true. The other option is despair!

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  33. I hope it’s still true, but I have my doubts.

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  35. I used to think that was true, but I’m not so sure anymore.

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    • Perhaps what it takes is a positive attitude … 🙂

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      • I have a positive attitude. I’m positive that I used to believe that was true. And I’m positive that I’m not so sure it is anymore. Unless that “small group of citizens” are the very wealthy citizens, like the Koch Brothers. Then it may be true, because their money can, and has, changed the world. Only not for the better. And of that, I am positive. 🙁


        • I knew I was wording my reply wrong. 😛 It wouldn’t have mattered, because you’ve still made your point. Still, what I should have said was that perhaps it takes an outlook that the fight against the machine can be won. Hope, at best, idealism at worst. But sometimes hope leads to action.

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  36. Great thought 💜

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  38. I do agree, I just hope they can change the world for the better. It depends if the are good people , bad people or misguided people.
    P.s I do love the new badge 💜💜💜

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