Marian Wright Edelman Quotes

Marian Wright Edelman Quotes: The old notion that children are the private property of parents dies very slowly. In reality, no parent raises a child alone. How many of us nice middle-class folk could make it without our mortgage reduction
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Marian Wright Edelman Quote: God did not create two classes of children or human beings-only one.
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Quotes about Marian Wright Edelman: As I contemplate the kind of future I want for children-my own and other people's-I believe we must look inward to God for guidance and strength and backward to draw on the values and legacies of our families, ancestors, and communities.
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Quote about Marian Wright Edelman: History does not pose problems without eventually producing the solutions.
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Marian Wright Edelman Sayings: A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back - but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you.
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Marian Wright Edelman Saying: Whoever said anyone has the right to give up.
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Sayings about Marian Wright Edelman: It's time for greatness - not for greed. It's a time for idealism - not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.
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Saying about Marian Wright Edelman: Our true remembrance to President Kennedy is in our actions to honor the unspoken words and finish the unfinished work today and tomorrow and for as long as it takes.
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Marian Wright Edelman Quotes: Investing in [children] is not a national luxury or a national choice. It's a national necessity. If the foundation of your house is crumbling, you don't say you can't afford to fix it while you're building astronomically expensive fences to protect it from outside enemies. The issue is not are we going to pay - it's are we going to pay now, up front, or are we going to pay a whole lot more later on.
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Marian Wright Edelman Quote: We have the capacity to make sure that every mother has pre-natal care. Yet, we don't do it. What is it about America? It says we don't value children and families. We are hypocrites.
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Quotes about Marian Wright Edelman: 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.
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Quote about Marian Wright Edelman: Remember and help America remember that the fellowship of human beings is more important than the fellowship of race and class and gender in a democratic society.
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Marian Wright Edelman Sayings: 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.
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Marian Wright Edelman Saying: We must serve consciously as caring role models, emphasizing the ethic of service, not consumption.
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Sayings about Marian Wright Edelman: Education remains one of the black community's most enduring values. It is sustained by the belief that freedom and education go hand in hand, that learning and training are essential to economic quality and independence.
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Saying about Marian Wright Edelman: I don't care what my children choose to do professionally, just as long as within their choices they understand they've got to give something back.
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Marian Wright Edelman Quotes: I'm sure I am impatient sometimes. I sure do get angry sometimes. I think it's outrageous how hard it is to get this country to feed its children and to take care of its children, to give them a decent education.
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Marian Wright Edelman Quote: No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
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