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Highlights from Day 1

June 27, 2013  • Tricia Johnson

ASpen Ideas 2013 Stanley Sidra

“The big idea in this is to stop defining service as only someone who wears a uniform, to allow service to America to cover everybody who makes a commitment to serve for a period of their lives.” —Stanley McChrystal

Aspen Ideas Katie Couric

“Shakespeare once said, ‘Hell hath no fury than a bunch of alpha women pissed off at the slow pace of cancer research.” —Katie Couric

Stanley Aspen Ideas Festival 2013 Bonner

“There’s a real hunger among my generation to really get into the communities and help using our talents and skills.” —Sidra Bonner

Malala Yousafzai Aspen Ideas 2013

“We educate one girl, we educate our whole society.” —Malala Yousafzai

Jean Case Aspen Ideas 2013

“Have you ever seen innovation where someone didn’t take a risk?” —Jean Case

Aspen Ideas Festival 2013 Yo Yo Ma

“When we tell a story using all of our senses, we touch with our eyes and our ears a movement; we make that memorable. Then we become curious; we start to want to learn more and our world becomes bigger.” —Yo-Yo Ma