Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure... And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
"But the pleasant thing is to wake early, throw open the window, and lie reading in bed."
— Edward Fitzgerald, from a letter to W. F. Pollock, May 3, 1840 (via
"No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them."
— Assata Shakur (via