"Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn't." - Jeff Bridges
"Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in a confusing world." - Susan Lieberman
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
Big-Hearted Book Lists
Making time and space to read together is the simplest, most effective way to nurture compassion in yourself and your children.
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." - Mahatma Ghandi
"Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -Theodore Roosevelt
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. - Native American Proverb
"We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty." - Mother Teresa
"There are no small acts of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world." - Mary Anne Radmacher