Chicago Ideas Day Two: Five Quotes to Keep You Moving Forward
Especially with today’s climate, sometimes it’s hard to feel like we’re moving forward, both on a national level and even in our day-to-day lives. Chicago Ideas Day Two helped attendees fight the fatigue with introspective programs that covered the future of the “Obama Foundation Center District,” what’s next for the Time’s Up revolution, how brands can authentically connect to consumers, making music that matters, and of course, life’s big questions. Here are five quotes from the day that will uplift you to keep moving forward, no matter what you’re creating, exploring, or fighting for.
“You just have to be kind. Kinder than everybody else. Do everything with an intent of kindness.” —Paul Blair (DJ White Shadow) on success.
“Sometimes the midpoint is a spark. Sometimes the midpoint is a slump….Most midpoints are invisible. Be aware.” —Daniel Pink
“Hip-hop feminism is my refusal to give up on hip-hop or on feminism, but to try to reconcile how those two things can exist congruently.” —Joan Morgan
“When you see that here is someone who’s missing out of the conversation, you have to do everything you can to make sure they’re included.” —Amber Tamblyn
“You are builders. Hold your dreams like your lover’s hand.” —Malcolm London