"Your children need your presence more than your presents."
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Jesse Jackson on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Jesse Jackson on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Jesse Jackson on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Jesse Jackson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Jesse Jackson on Brian Tracy
"Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude."
"I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet."
"Many kids come out of college, they have a credit card and a diploma. They don't know how to buy a house or a car or health insurance or life insurance. They do not know basic microeconomics."
"Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change."
"Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things."