Marian Wright Edelman:
"If we don't stand for children, then we don't stand for much."
"You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can do everyday."
Jean-Marc Gaspard Itard:
"If we consider human intelligence at the period of earliest childhood man does not yet appear to rise about the level of the other animals."
The Passion for Early Childhood
" I had a built in passion that it was important to make a real contribution to the world and to fix all the injustices that existed in the world. And I wanted to do that through teaching."
Renatta M. Cooper:
" What keeps me engaged is we're not there yet with any of them [ policies and rights for mothers and children]. We've got a long way to go with all of them and I think that until we achieve some of these goals I'll keep doing it."