Service to others is the rent you pay for living on this planet.
Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)
Source: Words of Women Quotations for Success, by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
Contributed by: Zaady
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
Source: Families in Peril, 1987.
No person has the right to rain on your dreams.
Somehow we are going to have to develop a concept of enough for those at the top and at the bottom so that the necessities of the many are not sacrificed for the luxuries of the few.
Source: Famous Black Quotations, ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
Amidst protestations of 'Who can be against the children?' too few people are FOR children when it really matters.
The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; it is whether we can afford not to.
Source: The Measure of Our Success, 1992
Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree.
Don't feel entitled to anything you don't sweat and struggle for.
Source: The Measure of Our Success, 1992.
Education is a precondition to survival in America today.
Source: c. 1988.
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