DURHAM
FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION


 

 


 “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.”   

Bruce Lee

 Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself."  

Thomas Paine

 “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”    

Albert Camus

 “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”
 

Bryant H. McGill

 “A person's a person, no matter how small.”   

Dr. Seuss

 “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”  

Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa

 “We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”  

Stacia Tauscher, dancer and artist

 “Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.”   

Jess Lair, author

 “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”  

Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and statesman

 “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”  

James Baldwin, novelist and social critic

 “Children are like wet cement, whatever falls on them makes an impression.”  

Haim Ginott, child psychologist

 In the real world, as lived and experienced by real people, the demand for human rights and dignity, the longing for liberty and justice and opportunity, the hatred of oppression and corruption and cruelty is reality.  

John McCain

 If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tale of a mouse and you say that you our neutral, The mouse will not appreciate you’re neutrality.  

Desmond Tutu

 If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

 

Margaret Thatcher

"Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right."

Ezra Taft Benson