"At a tender age I discovered that it isn't doing spectacular things that makes you remarkable in the eyes of God, but instead, it is when you light just one candle to dispel a little bit of darkness that you are doing something tremendous. And if, as a global people, we put all the little bits of good together, we will overwhelm the world."-- Archbishop Desmond Tutu
"I began to see that nothing I can do will bring me happiness unless it includes happiness for others. Whenever I suffer, it's really because I have discounted the other. The flip side of that is being genuinely concerned for the other. When this happens, we have a true spontaneous moment of satisfaction, happiness, and joy."-- Richard Gere
"If we think of our life as an effort to fly always just a little bit higher and reach a goal that's just a little bit beyond our reach, we are faced with a question: How high can any of us go by ourselves?"-- Dr. Jane Goodall
"I shared a conviction with my husband that, even in a conflict region such as ours, when human needs and aspirations are prioritized in a society, that society is better able to resist and topple tyrants and extremists. That when people have hope and opportunity, they will sacrifice and invest in a stable and peaceful future for their families. And when we invest in young people, miracles can happen."-- Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan
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About the Author
is the founder and chairperson of Free The Children and the cofounder of Leaders Today. Craig has received the Nelson Mandela Human Rights Award, the World Economic Forum GLT Award, the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child, the Roosevelt Freedom Medal, the Governor General's Medal of Meritorious Service, the State of the World Forum Award, and two honorary doctorates. He has been nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize.Marc Kielburger
is a Harvard graduate and a Rhodes Scholar with a law degree from Oxford University. He is cofounder and chief executive director of Leaders Today and chief executive director of Free The Children. Marc is a columnist for The Toronto Star
, Canada's most-read newspaper. He is one of the youngest recipients of the Canadian business community's Top 40 Under 40 award.