qotd: imagination

We need to keep imagining, so that when the future arrives, we are ready.

—Annie Lowrey, Give People Money


qotd: growth


People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become, and they pay for it, very simply, by the lives they lead.

—James Baldwin, No Name in the Street

qotd: hope


Hope looks forward but draws its energies from the past, from knowing histories, including our victories, and their complexities and imperfections.

—Rebecca Solnit, “In Praise on Indirect Consequences”