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Marian Wright Edelman Quotes: Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
         

Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.


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You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.

You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.



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

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



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

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



You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.

You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.



Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.



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.

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.



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.

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.



Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.

Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.



The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people's children.

The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people's children.



A nation that does not stand for its children does not stand for anything and will not stand tall in the future.

A nation that does not stand for its children does not stand for anything and will not stand tall in the future.





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If we can just try every day to be the best versions of ourselves, we are offering to the world the best addition to society.

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