Inspirational sayings

“I have great confidence we can eliminate poverty by remaining optimistic and by educating our children. Our people have never seen anything like this before [Aderak School Opening]. It is the miraculous result of cooperation between the public, the government and the charity [A-CET]”. - Desta Abera, Secretary, Tigray Bureau of Education

“Investing in human capital .. through education, is the best way to address poverty” - T W Schultz 1993 The Economics of Being Poor, Oxford: Blackwell

“Mankind owes to the child the best it has to give” - UN Declaration

“To love and be loved is the greatest happiness in existence” - Sydney Smith

“Better education leads to the potential for children to rise up the social classes, regardless of their parents’ background. Perhaps education is the most cost-effective investment of all because it is an investment in the most powerful tool available to help people help themselves - their brain.”
Dr Raj Persaud, Trustee of the UK Charity “Childline” and Consultant Psychologist, Maudsley

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future” - Victor Hugo

“Education is the most powerful weapon ... to change the world” - Nelson Mandela

“Education is the way to move mountains, to build bridges, to change the world. Education is the path to the future ... is indeed freedom” - Oprah Winfrey

“Poverty is a threat to world peace” - Professor Muhammed Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person” - Mother Teresa

“Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave” - Lord Brougham

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

“...even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream.” - Martin Luther King

“The destiny of a nation is created in the classroom.” - Sheila McKechnie Foundation

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world” - Anne Frank