Our Top 10 TED Quotes on Change

What is TED?

TED is a nonprofit initiative devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading — through TED.com, their annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.

Here is their site: http://ted.com/

What are TED quotes?

TED has recently started a new section where they list quotes by TED speakers from within their TED talks. Everyone loves a good quote and even more when its from thought leaders. Here is what they say about it on their blog

So today, we’re launching TED Quotes, a new initiative that collects memorable quotes from TEDTalks, groups them by category, and makes them as easy to share as our talks themselves.


We didn’t push the limit; we just showed that they were further than anyone thought.JR
My aim is to give a voice to the silent people, to show the hidden lights behind the curtain of the great game, the small worlds ignored by the media and the prophets of a global conflict.Monika Bulaj
Join us in rediscovering the value of citizens united, and to declare that we are all still pioneers.Britta Riley
I can’t promise my child a life without bias — we’re all biased — but I promise to bias my child with multiple perspectives.Raghava KK
It’s not just enough to survive. We’ve got to make something better than what we’ve got.Alex Steffen
If we don’t pay attention to [nonviolent protests], they are invisible, and it’s as if they never happened. But I have seen first hand that if we do, they will multiply.Julia Bacha
Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy.JR
The power of the people is much stronger than the people in power.Wael Ghonim
Don’t wait until you make your first million to make a difference in somebody’s life. If you have something to give, give it now.JR
Not every day is going to offer us a chance to save somebody’s life, but every day offers us an opportunity to affect one.JR