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.
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.
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.
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