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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep a kid at home, more to put him in a foster home and the most to institutionalize him.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“When Jesus Christ asked little children to come to him, he didn't say only rich children, or White children, or children with two-parent families, or children who didn't have a mental or physical handicap. He said, "Let all children come unto me."”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“My faith has been the driving thing of my life. I think it is important that people who are perceived as liberals not be afraid of talking about moral and community values.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“So often we dwell on the things that seem impossible rather than on the things that are possible. So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It's time for greatness -- not for greed. It's a time for idealism -- not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If you as parents cut corners, your children will too. If you lie, they will too. If you spend all your money on yourselves and tithe no portion of it for charities, colleges, churches, synagogues, and civic causes, your children won't either. And if parents snicker at racial and gender jokes, another generation will pass on the poison adults still have not had the courage to snuff out.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back -- but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you.”

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