One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

André Gide

True learning – learning that is permanent and useful, that leads to intelligent action and further learning — can arise only out of the experience, interest, and concerns of the learner

John Holt

Where there is no vision, the people perish

Proverbs 29:18 King James Version

Erst kommt das Fressen, dann die Moral
Food comes first and then morality

Bertolt Brecht

Walk boldly through your life with an open, broken heart

Joanna Macy

Your silence will not protect you

Audre Lorde

When there is no wind, row

Latin proverb

Every blade of grass has an angel watching over it, whispering, ‘Grow! Grow!’

The Talmud