June is Pride month– an international celebration and a fantastic time to reflect on acceptance, kindness, and empathy. These 12 inspiring quotes will remind you love is love and that every kind act creates a ripple effect.
Every bit of good matters, especially when we move toward equality with open minds and open hearts.
“This world would be a whole lot better if we just made an effort to be less horrible to one another.”
President Barack Obama
“When all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or whom they love, we are all more free.”
“It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love, or how you love. It matters only that you love.”
“Don’t be afraid. Don’t be ashamed. Don’t ever apologize for your sexuality. Just be you.”
“When you put love out in the world it travels, and it can touch people and reach people in ways that we never even expected.”
“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.”
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those matter don’t mind.”
“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.”
“We are not what other people say we are. We are who we know ourselves to be, and we are what we love. That’s okay.”
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”
“No person is your friend who demands your silence or denies your right to grow.”
“To be yourself is truly a revolutionary act, and I think more and more people should try it, because it’s gotten me a pretty cool life.”