The Top Five Quotes from Chicago Ideas Day One
As usual, the opening day of Chicago Ideas Week explored a variety of ideas from a diverse array of thought leaders, with events centered around creativity, blockchain technology, leadership, and more. There’s still time to get in on some of the many events we have lined up this week. Here’s our hot list of events with tickets still available:
Conversation: National Security, Facts and the Concept of Proof
Ideas Day: Afternoon Session – Community Projects Only
Read on for our favorite quotes from Day One of Chicago Ideas Week—and join us!
“Leading is, by definition, doing something that everybody doesn’t want to do—you have to be willing to lose, to not be a part of, to not be liked.” —Mitch Landrieu
“We need to get more people to the hospital, but they’re not going to interact with people if they don’t look like them, if they don’t sound like them, if they don’t understand the cultural nuances” —Ayesha Jaco on the importance of amplifying community voices from the inside
“We need to address the problem instead of coming up with reasons why it’s not a problem.” —Rie’Onna Holmon
“When you collect T-shirt’s they become archives of past joy.“ —Ingrid Fetell Lee on why we’re obsessed with our T-shirt collections.
“Don’t thank me, just vote.” —David Hogg