Friday, November 03, 2006

Quotes for the weekend


"No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

Emma Goldman

Instead of seeing these children for the blessings that they are, we are measuring them only by the standard of whether they will be future deficits or assets for our nation's competitive needs.

“we do not have the things you have ... Can you help us?”

Jonathan Kozol

I went to a lecture by Jonathan Kozol last night, the soul shines with beautiful clarity within the actions and words of Jonathan and Emma.


1 comment:

The Fool said...

Kozol has done a lot. I wish I had made the lecture. It didn't get enough publicity...I found out too late.