I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino
"A fire broke out in the forest. All the animals were scared and fled, except for a small hummingbird. It flew to the nearest river and filled its small beak with a few drops of water, returned to the forest and dropped them on the fire. Back and forth it went. The other animals watched and mocked the hummingbird. “What are you doing?” the animals asked. “The fire is overwhelming—how can you make a difference? You are too little anyway.” The hummingbird answered, “I’m doing the best I can.”"
— Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmental activist, born April 1, 1940