Today at Acumen Fund, we celebrate the birthday of our fearless leader, Jacqueline Novogratz – someone who has inspired us all through her actions and ideas.
We know Jacqueline loves great quotes. For her birthday, we’re compiling a list of quotes that have inspired you in your life. We’ve listed some of our favorites below and hope that you will join us in sharing yours.
“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the strong, because some day in your life you will have been all of these things.” –George Washington Carver
“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” –Martin Luther King
“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” –Desmond Tutu
“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” –Arudhati Roy