One life, one world, one sky, one love.
It takes one gesture of good will to make a homeless
person’s day. She may not be able to return the favor, but
she’ll feel the joy in her veins. One change in the way
spend that twenty dollars is a step down the road to eliminating
child slave labor. One vote against the system, the mainstream,
can save a boy from getting blown to pieces on a roadside in
some foreign desert. One chance to save the earth from certain
from man’s impropriety, and the multitudes living on the
of the sea will thank you. The power of one man to stand against
British army armed with nothing more than a sheet to cover his
One more person cries out “Never again!” as one more
before our eyes as we turn away, saying, “But I’m
only one person.”
One folk singer influences an entire generation of teenagers looking
direction and becomes a deity to all folk singers for all eternity.
One Beatle chanting “Give peace a chance.” dies in
the path of one bullet.
There is a boy in the Sudan who wants to learn to play the violin.
What are the chances he’ll have the shapely figure of wood,
wistful music emanating from that thing of beauty resting on his
More likely, he’ll have bruises on that shoulder from the
kick of his machine gun fire.
It takes one person at a time to save all the little boys and
girls in us who just want to go
to the movies and watch Clint Eastwood shoot ‘em up in peace.