7 Thought Provoking Quotes from the 2014 Social Innovation Summit

Mark Horoszowski

Mark Horoszowski is the co-founder and CEO of MovingWorlds.org.

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The Social Innovation Summit in San Francisco in November 2014 was an inspiring event designed to accelerate the pace of social impact driven by cross-sector partnerships. It was awesome. Here are 7 quotes that highlight the experience.

1. The betterment of society…

David Packard Quote
“The betterment of society is not a job to be left to a few. It’s a responsibility to be shared by all.”
-David Packard, quoted by Chris Librie.

2. Good is…

“Good is for Everyone.”
Via Rachel Hutchisson.


3. What is the ideal…

Kai Kight Quote
“What is the ideal version of yourself… It’s probably not on a standard path.”
Via Kai Kight


4. Purpose puts…

Premal Kiva Quote
“Purpose puts humanity back into the workplace.”
Via Premal Shah of Kiva

5. If you don’t look beyond…

Marcia Cardamore Quote
“If you don’t look beyond the checkbook, you leave intellectual capacity on the table.”
Via Marcia Cardamore


6. Fall in love with…

Paul Shoemaker Quote
“Fall in love with purpose… in something you CAN’T NOT DO.”
Via Paul Shoemaker

7. Innovation doesn’t equal…

“Innovation doesn’t equal social good, but social good can be accelerated by innovation…
provided that purpose is at the heart of that innovation.”
Via random hallways conversation