I am positive that I would see the end of child labour around the world in my lifetime, as the poorest of the poor have realised that education is a tool that can empower them.
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains, but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery.
Let everything you do be done as if it makes a difference.
You can’t do progressive government from the inside. You have to rally those outsiders and make them a force.
The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash of human temperaments.
I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor.