"Faced with the pain brought on by economic crisis in the Great Depression, America responded by leaning forward, into the winds of change. And then we adapted, innovated, maneuvered around, over and through our problems and challenges….
We figured out what were for instead of what we were against, and then, for a time, we decided as a nation, that we could ill afford the words "can't" nor "impossible" in our aspirational dictionary…
We found our second wind, and everyone decided to become contributors again. Everyone. Frankly, there was little room for anything else…."
John Hope Bryant, writing on the White House Blog on "What America Needs Now."