An organizer tries to turn each person she meets into a temporary organizer.

Fred Ross, Axioms for Organizers

When you are tempted to make a statement, ask a question.

Fred Ross, Axioms for Organizers

To win the hearts and minds of people, forget the dry facts and statistics; tell them the stories that won you to the cause.

Fred Ross, Axioms for Organizers

Organizing is providing people with the opportunity to become aware of their own capabilities and potential.

Fred Ross, Axioms for Organizers

Short cuts actually end in detours which lead to dead ends.

Fred Ross, Axioms for Organizers