• "In our view, successful reform is not an event. It is a sustainable process that will build on its own successes - a virtuous cycle of change."
  • "Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time."
  • "The other inmates stand in a long straight line, flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them. I do not respect them, because they will not run - will not try to escape."
  • "There is a requirement to ensure the withdrawal takes place in a civilized manner. We will be able to show the world we deserve independence and freedom."
  • "I have started that which the country will not willingly let die."
  • "I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him."
  • "I tell kids that people will let them down and people will hurt them. But Jesus Christ will never let them down and never hurt them."
  • "I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget."
  • "He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God."