16. (2013 April) At the Margins: Quips and Quotes

“When we tug at a single thing in Nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world.”
~John Muir

“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history there is such a thing as being too late. (…) We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is deaf to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words ‘Too late.’ ”
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.”
~Anais Nin

“Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.”
~Anna Lappe

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