Thursday, September 9, 2010

Nice Quotes

"A person's a person, no matter how small."  -- Dr. Seuss ~ Author, Cartoonist, Animator (1904-1991)

"When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become."  -- Louis Pasteur ~ Chemist, Microbiologist (1822-1895)

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."  -- Frederick Douglass ~ Abolitionist, Author, Editor, Diplomat (1818-1895)

"There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings."  -- Hodding Carter ~ Journalist, Author (1907-1972)

"Children make you want to start life over."  -- Muhammad Ali ~ Heavyweight Champion

"If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children."  -- Mohandas K. Gandhi ~ Political & Spiritual Leader of the Indian independence movement (1869-1948)

"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than way in which it treats its children."  -- Nelson Mandela ~ Former President of South Africa

"The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him."  -- Pablo Casals ~ Spanish Cellist and Conductor (1876-1973)

"If we don't stand up for children, then we don't stand for much."  -- Marian Wright Edelman ~ President and Founder Children's Defense Fund

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