Peace Education Quotes and Memes: A Peace Education Bibliography

Author(s): bell hooks

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“We were simply trying to change the way we went about our everyday lives so that our values and habits of being would reflect our commitment to freedom.”


This quote can be found in Chapter 2, A Revolution of Values: The Promise of Multicultural Change of the book "Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom" published in 1994. The chapter can also be found in the "Cultural Studies Reader, Second Edition" starting on page 233 and the quote is on page 235.

"bell hooks is an acclaimed intellectual, feminist theorist, cultural critic, artist, and writer. hooks has authored over three dozen books and has published works that span several genres, including cultural criticism, personal memoirs, poetry collections, and children's books. Her writings cover topics of gender, race, class, spirituality, teaching, and the significance of media in contemporary culture. " - bell hooks Institute at

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