Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.
Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)
Source: Psychology Today, 1975.
Contributed by: Zaady
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
Source: Politics as Symbolic Action
Service to others is the rent you pay for living on this planet.
Source: Words of Women Quotations for Success, by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
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.
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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