It’s that mind-heart connection that I believe compels us to not just be attentive to all the bright and dazzling things but also the dark and difficult things.
The opposite of poverty is not wealth.In too many places, the opposite of poverty is justice.
For the advice in a joke is sometimes more useful than the most serious teaching.- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.- Napoleon Hill
The greatest invention in the world is the mind of a child.- Thomas Alva Edison
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.- Bill Cosby
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.- Randy Pausch
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|Birth:||14th November, 1959|
Bryan Stevenson was born in Milton, Delaware. He is an American lawyer and professor. He is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, and is a professor at New York University School of Law. He has received honorary degrees from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and Georgetown University Law School. He is a co-recipient of the 2009 Gruber Prize for Justice. In 2010, the NAACP honored Stevenson by awarding him the William Robert Ming Advocacy Award for the spirit of financial and personal sacrifice displayed in his legal work. Stevenson was the 2012 recipient of Smithsonian magazine's American Ingenuity Award in the Social Progress category.
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