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„I was personally concerned and involved in child rights-related activities right from my childhood.“

—  Kailash Satyarthi Indian children's rights activist 1954
Context: I was personally concerned and involved in child rights-related activities right from my childhood. Then over a period of time I realized that it is not possible that one person can make substantial change; so it is necessary to build an organization of like minded people and sensitize other people to join. I knew right from the beginning that child labor is not just a technical or legal issue and also not merely an economic issue. It’s a combination of several things. It’s a deep-rooted social evil and to wipe it out we have to build a strong movement. Bachpan Bachao Andolan has never been a typical NGO but it has emerged as a movement over a period of time. Statement of 2011, as quoted in "Q&A: Kailash Satyarthi Winner of Nobel Peace Prize 2014" in The Wall Street Journal (10 October 2014) http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2014/10/10/qa-kailash-satyarthi-winner-of-nobel-peace-prize-2014/

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„Everyone has got to realise you can't hold onto the past if you want any future. Each second should lead to the next one.“

—  Joe Strummer British musician, singer, actor and songwriter 1952 - 2002
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„Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.“

—  Denzel Washington actor, screenwriter, director, producer 1954

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„Fresh out the bank, it's the Birdman Junior, money too long. Teachers, put away your rulers.“

—  Lil Wayne American rapper, singer, record executive and businessman 1982
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„If you will it, it is no dream.“

—  Theodor Herzl Austro-Hungarian journalist and writer 1860 - 1904

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