We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words.

Ursula K. Le Guin

We take almost all of the decisive steps in our lives as a result of slight inner adjustments of which we are barely conscious

W. G. Sebald

They are as children, playing with their toys in a house on fire

Gautama Buddha

[He] would rather spend his time struggling to eliminate nettles from the world than put on a pair of wellies and walk through them.

Andrew Greig