I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free
human being with an independent will.
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."
"They'll tell you you're too loud, that you need to wait your turn and ask the right people for permission. Do it anyway."
"It became pretty clear to me that if I wanted another option [for who represents me], I had to be the other option"