"No person has the right to rain on your dreams."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Marian Wright Edelman on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Marian Wright Edelman on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Marian Wright Edelman on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Marian Wright Edelman on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Marian Wright Edelman on James Dean
"Children under five are the poorest age group in America, and one in four infants, toddlers and preschoolers are poor during the years of greatest brain development."
"Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts."
"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."
"Together we can and must fight for justice for our children and protect them from draconian tax cuts and budget choices that threaten their survival, education and preparation for the future. If they are not ready for tomorrow, neither is America."
"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."