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“You have to be taught to be second class; you’re not born that way.”

Lena Horne “You have to be taught to be second class; you’re not born that way.” (Many have broken down this mentality but many have not. Self confidence, self awareness, self worth, self belief, & humbleness in yourself is necessary to fight … Continue reading

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“Investing in children is a national necessity. If the foundation of your house is crumbling, you don’t say you can’t afford to fix it and stop there but you find a way

Marian Wright Edelman: “Investing in children is a national necessity. If the foundation of your house is crumbling, you don’t say you can’t afford to fix it and stop there but you find a way…If you as parents cut corners … Continue reading

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There is nothing like having a father who stands behind his child throughout his life as a kid and as a adult

Brian K. Rice: There is nothing like having a father who stands behind his child when learning how to ride a bike. There is nothing like a father who is there to wipe off the bruise from falling off of the bike. … Continue reading

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“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”

Jim Valvano: “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” (Brian K. Rice: I wish everyone had a chance to experience a earthly father who believed in them the way my father believed … Continue reading

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Clarence Budington Kelland: My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.

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This has to be one of my favorite gifts that I received from my father: “My father taught me how to walk in my own footsteps.”

Brian K. Rice: “My father taught me how to walk in my own footsteps.” (It bothered him to know that grown men followed after other grown men. It bothered him to see men trying to impress the others. He knew … Continue reading

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MLK: “The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me? But the Good Samaritan reversed the question: If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?”

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