Sunday, March 25, 2018
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
"Speak up. Learn to talk clearly and forcefully in public. Speak simply and not too long at a time, without over-emotion, always from sound preparation and knowledge. Be a nuisance where it counts, but don’t be a bore at any time… Do your part to inform and stimulate the public to join your action… Be depressed, discouraged and disappointed at failure and the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption and bad politics — but never give up."
She was a journalist, author, women's suffrage & civil rights advocate, and conservationist. AFPLS has several of her books.