Tiny Ripples Of Hope

“Let no one be discouraged by the belief there is nothing one man or one woman can do against the enormous array of the world’s ills – against misery and ignorance, injustice and violence… Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation…

It is from the numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”

[Robert Kennedy]

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3 Responses to “Tiny Ripples Of Hope”


  1. 1 kathryn October 3, 2006 at 4:32 am

    that’s beautiful, Emma!

  2. 2 kathryn October 3, 2006 at 4:35 am

    oh, i absolutely love your photos!!!! I had a look at the latest images. . fantastic!

  3. 3 emmsy October 3, 2006 at 12:47 pm

    why, thank you! i was exploring on saturday and took a wee wander into Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens, about a 10 min walk from my flat… its so pretty!


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