"Most organizations should be pro-active, but philanthropists concerned with poverty should deliberately be reactive, learning from the efforts of ordinary folks who tired of looking the other way as their communities fell apart."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Marvin Olasky on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Marvin Olasky on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Marvin Olasky on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Marvin Olasky on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Marvin Olasky on Earl Nightingale
"On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut."
"Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics."