Jason Tower is the Northeast Asia Quaker International Affairs Representative. "True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power." —Milan Kundera, author. "I find his notion inspiring, and something that all in positions of power should reflect on," says Jason.
Sandra Sanchez, Iowa: "No problem is solved by the same consciousness that created it." —Albert Einstein
Marco Bonilla, Guatemala: “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi
Fadjiri, Indonesia: "To save the world we have to change the heart of men.” —Master Chen Yen, the monk and the founder of the Buddhist humanitarian organization Tzu Chi.
Alissa Wilson, Washington, D.C.: “Show up, pay attention, do the best you can, and don’t be attached to the outcome.” Alissa says, "This quote was in an email that went viral over 10 years ago and is based on Angeles Arrien’s work."
Eisha Mason, associate regional director for the West: “Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice; and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.” —Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
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