Be the Change!: Change the World. Change Yourself
Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC, Mar 1, 2009 - Social Science - 240 pages
Be the Change celebrates the personal transformations of men and women who, by working to change the world, changed themselves. Featuring interviews with over 1,000 volunteers, from everyday people to business and community leaders to celebrities, the book combines hands-on advice on ways to get involved with enlightening real-life stories from those who did. Inspirational yet practical, it’s the perfect companion for readers who want to stop daydreaming about a more fulfilling life and a better world and take action to do so.
Includes forewords by President George H. W. Bush and Tom Brokaw
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Page 12 - Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Page 5 - I have one life and one chance to make it count for something ... I am free to choose what that something is, and the something I've chosen is my faith. Now, my faith goes beyond theology and religion and requires considerable work and effort.
Page 5 - I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Page 16 - Girls Inc. is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Page 5 - Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Page 5 - I've chosen is my faith. Now, my faith goes beyond theology and religion and requires considerable work and effort. My faith demands — this is not optional — my faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have, to try to make a difference.
Page 5 - ... until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.