Call To Action Quotes

Quotes tagged as "call-to-action" Showing 1-17 of 17
Traci Medford-Rosow
“As Kevin climbed the three flights of stairs to his apartment, his brain formulated a vague plan of action. He could not have explained it to anyone or even to himself in coherent sentences. But the outline was there in Kevin’s subconscious. It would not only change his life, but many others, as well.
A Call to Action had been born.”
Traci Medford-Rosow, Unblinded: One Man’s Courageous Journey through Darkness to Sight

Amal El-Mohtar
“Adventure works in any strand—it calls to those who care more for living than for their lives.”
Amal El-Mohtar, This Is How You Lose the Time War

Andrew Vachss
“If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won't save you ... but if you look right at it, you at least have a chance to jump.”
Andrew Vachss, The Weight

Lyanda Lynn Haupt
“In spite of the string of magazine covers announcing the contrary, we all know that ten simple things will not save the earth. There are, rather, three thousand impossible things that all of us must do, and changing our light bulbs, while necessary, is the barest beginning. We are being called upon to act against a prevailing culture, to undermine our own entrenched tendency to accumulate and to consume, and to refuse to define our individuality by our presumed ability to do whatever we want.”
Lyanda Lynn Haupt, Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness

“We are puzzle pieces, bragging about being puzzle pieces, rather than being the picture.”
Tom Althouse, The frowny face cow

“Act now, because people are dying now in this unjust system. How many lives have been ground up by racial prejudice and hate? How many opportunities have we already lost? Act and talk and learn and fuck up and learn some more and act again and do better. We have to do this all at once. We have to learn and fight at the same time. Because people have been waiting far too long for their chance to live as equals in this society.”
Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race

Sherry K. White
“Obeying a prophetic call to action brings positive benefits.”
Sherry K. White, Walking in the Father's Riches: The Prosperity of Sonship

“Pull the trigger.”
Troy Rawlings

Olivia Atwater
“Every fish you throw back into the ocean is a triumph of the idea that human beings can be better. I do my best, every day, to throw at least one fish back into the ocean. I hope that you will join me.”
Olivia Atwater, Half a Soul

“Sometimes shit's gotta be done and I just fuckin' do it!”
Manuel Mongrain

Alex Kotlowitz
“There are so many . . . who carry the violence, who keep moving forward enshrouded in its aftermath. Yet there doesn't seem to be any sense of urgency, especially among the rest of us.”
Alex Kotlowitz, An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago

Alex Kotlowitz
“The shooting doesn't end. Nor does the grinding poverty. Or the deeply rooted segregation. Or the easy availability of guns. Or the shuttered schools and boarded-up homes. Or the tensions between police and residents. And yet each shooting is unlike the last, every exposed and bruised life exposed and bruised in its own way.”
Alex Kotlowitz, An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Young people, you must pray, for your passions are strong, but your wisdom is little.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“The seed of knowledge that was planted by the Council had finally bloomed, revealing bits of information about the global events that were about to arise for our world.”
Lali A. Love, Blade of Truth

“Inject a rally cry in your why. A call for action tops a call to action.”
Ryan Berman

“Oftentimes the faith community historically has been on the wrong side, particularly as it relates to indigenous communities and sovereign nations who we are in relationship with. Today we decided to be on the right side.”
Curtiss Paul DeYoung

Mark Bibbins
“I often confuse
a sense of futility
with a call to action.”
Mark Bibbins, 13th Balloon