Nelson Mandela. Icon. Leadership
Nelson Mandela. Icon. Leadership

This is one of the best leadership quotes ever, from one of the most remarkable people to ever walk this earth.

Public Enemy, Musicians and Activists. Civil Rights.
Public Enemy, Musicians and Activists. Civil Rights.

Click here for the lyrics to Fight the Power, Public Enemy’s most enduring and (arguably) important piece of work.

Eric Clapton, God. On unthinkable loss.
Eric Clapton, God. On unthinkable loss.

Click here to read the lyrics from Clapton’s 1992 hit, inspired by the unthinkably tragic loss of his four-year-old son, Conor.

Ronald Reagan, President. Space Shuttle Challenger.
Ronald Reagan, President. Space Shuttle Challenger.

Click here to read President Reagan’s remarks just a few hours after the Challenger tragedy which killed all seven crew members,

Emma Gonzalez, Activist. Parkland.
Emma Gonzalez, Activist. Parkland.

Click here to read the final few thoughts from Emma’s speech at a gun control rally days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.

Brandi Chastain, Winner. 1999 World Cup.
Brandi Chastain, Winner. 1999 World Cup.

This is without question the most important moment in US soccer history.

David Ortiz, Major Leaguer and Boston legend. Boston Marathon Bombing.
David Ortiz, Major Leaguer and Boston legend. Boston Marathon Bombing.

Click here to read Ortiz’ 58 word speech — expletives and all — to a crowd of 35,000 at Fenway Park a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured many more..

Ann Druyan, writer. Carl Sagan and the afterlife.
Ann Druyan, writer. Carl Sagan and the afterlife.

Click here to read Druyan’s reflection on her nearly two-decade relationship with Carl Sagan.

Lou Gehrig, NY Yankees Legend. Farewell.
Lou Gehrig, NY Yankees Legend. Farewell.

Click here to read the most famous speech in baseball history: Hall-of-Famer Lou Gehrig’s farewell address at Yankee Stadium just after his ALS diagnosis. Gehrig died less than two years later, on June 2, 1941, at age 37. 

Muhammad Ali, activist and pugilist. Vietnam.
Muhammad Ali, activist and pugilist. Vietnam.

Click here to read Ali’s respond to his draft summons for the Vietnam War.

Joni Mitchell, Songwriter. Environment.
Joni Mitchell, Songwriter. Environment.

Click here to read the lyrics to Mitchell’s classic song, written on her first trip to Hawaii, about our destruction of nature.

Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court. Same sex marriage.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court. Same sex marriage.

Click here to read the final paragraph of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court ruling that recognized gay marriage nationwide

Leonard Cohen, Songwriter. Love and Death.
Leonard Cohen, Songwriter. Love and Death.

Click here to read Leonard Cohen’s letter to his former love and muse, Marianne Ihlen, days before her death.

Nick Cave, singer-songwriter. Death.
Nick Cave, singer-songwriter. Death.

Click here to read Nick Cave’s response to a fan’s question about the tragic death of Cave’s son, Arthur.

Barack Obama, President. Sandy Hook.
Barack Obama, President. Sandy Hook.

Click here to read President Obama’s remarks after the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, CT that left 20 children dead (28 total)

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand PM. Christchurch massacre memorial.
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand PM. Christchurch massacre memorial.

Click here to read New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's speech at the Christchurch memorial in the aftermath of the mosque attacks that killed 50 people

Alyssa Milano, Actress & Activist. #MeToo.
Alyssa Milano, Actress & Activist. #MeToo.

Click here to read an excerpt from Alyssa Milano’s speech at the 2018 Women’s March.

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter. 9/11.
Bruce Springsteen, songwriter. 9/11.

Click here to read Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics to ‘The Rising,’ a song about the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York City

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State. Women’s rights.
Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State. Women’s rights.

Click here to read Hillary Clinton’s historic speech to the United Nations on women’s rights.

Tim Cook, Apple. Steve Jobs.
Tim Cook, Apple. Steve Jobs.

Click here to read Tim Cook’s all-staff email on the passing of Steve Jobs.

Satya Nadella, Microsoft. Charlottesville.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft. Charlottesville.

Click here to read Satya’s email to all of Microsoft regarding the tragic events in Charlottesville.

Chuck Robbins, Cisco. Mental Health.
Chuck Robbins, Cisco. Mental Health.

Click here to read Chuck’s memo to all of Cisco’s staff on destigmatizing mental health.

Howard Schultz, Starbucks. Financial market collapse.
Howard Schultz, Starbucks. Financial market collapse.

Click here to read Howard’s email to all 190,000 Starbucks employees after more than $1 trillion was wiped from Asian markets, sending the Dow plunging 588 points.

Sundar Pichai, Google. Campus Shooting.
Sundar Pichai, Google. Campus Shooting.

Click here to read Sundar’s email in the immediate aftermath of the deadly shooting at the San Bruno, CA YouTube headquarters.

Tim Cook, Apple. Charlottesville.
Tim Cook, Apple. Charlottesville.

Click here to read Tim Cooks’s email to all Apple employees regarding the tragic events in Charlottesville. (Also see Microsoft’s Satya Nadella on same topic)

Thomas Jefferson, President. Advice to young man.
Thomas Jefferson, President. Advice to young man.

Click here to read a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote to a young man, at the request of the man’s father. Written one year before Jefferson’s death.

Nelson Mandela. Icon. Leadership
Public Enemy, Musicians and Activists. Civil Rights.
Eric Clapton, God. On unthinkable loss.
Ronald Reagan, President. Space Shuttle Challenger.
Emma Gonzalez, Activist. Parkland.
Brandi Chastain, Winner. 1999 World Cup.
David Ortiz, Major Leaguer and Boston legend. Boston Marathon Bombing.
Ann Druyan, writer. Carl Sagan and the afterlife.
Lou Gehrig, NY Yankees Legend. Farewell.
Muhammad Ali, activist and pugilist. Vietnam.
Joni Mitchell, Songwriter. Environment.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court. Same sex marriage.
Leonard Cohen, Songwriter. Love and Death.
Nick Cave, singer-songwriter. Death.
Barack Obama, President. Sandy Hook.
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand PM. Christchurch massacre memorial.
Alyssa Milano, Actress & Activist. #MeToo.
Bruce Springsteen, songwriter. 9/11.
Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State. Women’s rights.
Tim Cook, Apple. Steve Jobs.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft. Charlottesville.
Chuck Robbins, Cisco. Mental Health.
Howard Schultz, Starbucks. Financial market collapse.
Sundar Pichai, Google. Campus Shooting.
Tim Cook, Apple. Charlottesville.
Thomas Jefferson, President. Advice to young man.
Nelson Mandela. Icon. Leadership

This is one of the best leadership quotes ever, from one of the most remarkable people to ever walk this earth.

Public Enemy, Musicians and Activists. Civil Rights.

Click here for the lyrics to Fight the Power, Public Enemy’s most enduring and (arguably) important piece of work.

Eric Clapton, God. On unthinkable loss.

Click here to read the lyrics from Clapton’s 1992 hit, inspired by the unthinkably tragic loss of his four-year-old son, Conor.

Ronald Reagan, President. Space Shuttle Challenger.

Click here to read President Reagan’s remarks just a few hours after the Challenger tragedy which killed all seven crew members,

Emma Gonzalez, Activist. Parkland.

Click here to read the final few thoughts from Emma’s speech at a gun control rally days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.

Brandi Chastain, Winner. 1999 World Cup.

This is without question the most important moment in US soccer history.

David Ortiz, Major Leaguer and Boston legend. Boston Marathon Bombing.

Click here to read Ortiz’ 58 word speech — expletives and all — to a crowd of 35,000 at Fenway Park a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured many more..

Ann Druyan, writer. Carl Sagan and the afterlife.

Click here to read Druyan’s reflection on her nearly two-decade relationship with Carl Sagan.

Lou Gehrig, NY Yankees Legend. Farewell.

Click here to read the most famous speech in baseball history: Hall-of-Famer Lou Gehrig’s farewell address at Yankee Stadium just after his ALS diagnosis. Gehrig died less than two years later, on June 2, 1941, at age 37. 

Muhammad Ali, activist and pugilist. Vietnam.

Click here to read Ali’s respond to his draft summons for the Vietnam War.

Joni Mitchell, Songwriter. Environment.

Click here to read the lyrics to Mitchell’s classic song, written on her first trip to Hawaii, about our destruction of nature.

Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court. Same sex marriage.

Click here to read the final paragraph of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Supreme Court ruling that recognized gay marriage nationwide

Leonard Cohen, Songwriter. Love and Death.

Click here to read Leonard Cohen’s letter to his former love and muse, Marianne Ihlen, days before her death.

Nick Cave, singer-songwriter. Death.

Click here to read Nick Cave’s response to a fan’s question about the tragic death of Cave’s son, Arthur.

Barack Obama, President. Sandy Hook.

Click here to read President Obama’s remarks after the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, CT that left 20 children dead (28 total)

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand PM. Christchurch massacre memorial.

Click here to read New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's speech at the Christchurch memorial in the aftermath of the mosque attacks that killed 50 people

Alyssa Milano, Actress & Activist. #MeToo.

Click here to read an excerpt from Alyssa Milano’s speech at the 2018 Women’s March.

Bruce Springsteen, songwriter. 9/11.

Click here to read Bruce Springsteen’s lyrics to ‘The Rising,’ a song about the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York City

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State. Women’s rights.

Click here to read Hillary Clinton’s historic speech to the United Nations on women’s rights.

Tim Cook, Apple. Steve Jobs.

Click here to read Tim Cook’s all-staff email on the passing of Steve Jobs.

Satya Nadella, Microsoft. Charlottesville.

Click here to read Satya’s email to all of Microsoft regarding the tragic events in Charlottesville.

Chuck Robbins, Cisco. Mental Health.

Click here to read Chuck’s memo to all of Cisco’s staff on destigmatizing mental health.

Howard Schultz, Starbucks. Financial market collapse.

Click here to read Howard’s email to all 190,000 Starbucks employees after more than $1 trillion was wiped from Asian markets, sending the Dow plunging 588 points.

Sundar Pichai, Google. Campus Shooting.

Click here to read Sundar’s email in the immediate aftermath of the deadly shooting at the San Bruno, CA YouTube headquarters.

Tim Cook, Apple. Charlottesville.

Click here to read Tim Cooks’s email to all Apple employees regarding the tragic events in Charlottesville. (Also see Microsoft’s Satya Nadella on same topic)

Thomas Jefferson, President. Advice to young man.

Click here to read a letter Thomas Jefferson wrote to a young man, at the request of the man’s father. Written one year before Jefferson’s death.

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