Quotation by Richard B. Stolley

Being dismantled before our eyes are not just individual programs that politicians cite as too expensive but the whole idea that society has a stake in the well-being of children down the block and the security of families on the other side of town. Whether or not kids eat well, are nurtured and have a roof over their heads is not just a consequence of how their parents behave. It is also a responsibility of society—but now apparently a diminishing one.
Richard B. Stolley (20th century), U.S. editor and child advocate. "Our Future Depends on How We Treat America's Children," Money (May 1995).
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