Marian Edelman Quotes


20 Marian Edelman quotes:



"Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree."
"It's everywhere. Guns and violence are in every nook and cranny of America. Many children can get a gun quicker than they can get a book out of the library. That puts us all at risk."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We do not have a money problem in America. We have a values and priorities problem."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Education is a precondition to survival in America today."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: America Quotes
"So often we dwell on the things that seem impossible rather than on the things that are possible. So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"No person has the right to rain on your dreams."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"We may draw good out of evil; we must not do evil, that good may come."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"You just think of them playing baseball and basketball, anything fun, not waiting for someone to come out and attack them."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; it is whether we can afford not to."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"If you as parents cut corners, your children will too. If you lie, they will too. If you spend all your money on yourselves and tithe no portion of it for charities, colleges, churches, synagogues, and civic causes, your children won't either. And if parents snicker at racial and gender jokes, another generation will pass on the poison adults still have not had the courage to snuff out."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"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."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"The planned execution of Mr. Williams will leave a permanent scar on the conscience of the state of Georgia, on your administration and on our nation."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"We have a huge black middle class. But they have to remember to look back and bring others along."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep a kid at home, more to put him in a foster home and the most to institutionalize him."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Home Quotes
"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."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Greatness Quotes
"Service is what life is all about."
"Bill was passionate, vocal and risk-taking about the enduring values, peace and justice."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for."
Author: Edelman Quotes Category: Struggle Quotes
"Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time."



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