Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.
Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
Source: The Measure of Our Success, 1992.
Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.
Source: Psychology Today, 1975.
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.
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.
Education is a precondition to survival in America today.
Source: c. 1988.
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