Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Why Not?

Progress is a nice word.  But change is its motivator.  And change has its enemies.                                                                                                        Robert F. Kennedy
It is a heady business, that of change.  It’s hard and who wants to do anything that’s hard?  Most especially if It’s. Always. Been. That. Way.
One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.                                                                                             Robert F. Kennedy
Should people stop trying to create change because it’s hard?  Because not everyone agrees with them?  Because it’s just so much easier to not change? 
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
                                                                                                Robert F. Kennedy
How far are people willing to go to create change?  To make it happen.  To not give up.  Is it worth rocking the boat only to run aground?  And then start all over again because the struggle really is worth the fight. 
There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why…I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?                                                                          Robert F. Kennedy
Yes, change is hard.  It’s scary.  It’s risky.  But change also brings with it the promise of new possibilities.  Change brings with it the chance to make things a little better.
We need the people who create change.  We need the people who aren’t afraid to rock the boat.  We need the people who dream of the possibilities.  We need the people who ask why not.    
Let's not ever stop asking why not. 


  1. Thinking of you and your thick skin, and the FLM (SLM?) and people who aren't afraid to rock the boat...

  2. Thank you for this reminder!