Marian Wright Edelman

1939 -

A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on time and trying

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.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

Source: Families in Peril, 1987.

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on dreams

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No person has the right to rain on your dreams.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on sacrifice

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.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

Source: Famous Black Quotations, ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on sacrifice

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.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

Source: Famous Black Quotations, ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on children and people

Amidst protestations of 'Who can be against the children?' too few people are FOR children when it really matters.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on change, justice, obligation, time, and world

If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on children, investment, and questions

The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; it is whether we can afford not to.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

Source: The Measure of Our Success, 1992

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on children, college, and life

Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on struggle

Don't feel entitled to anything you don't sweat and struggle for.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

Source: The Measure of Our Success, 1992.

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A Quote by Marian Wright Edelman on america, education, and survival

Education is a precondition to survival in America today.

Marian Wright Edelman (1939 -)

Source: c. 1988.

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