"The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next."
"The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read."
"Madam C.J. Walker was born in 1867, two years after the civil war ended. She was a daughter of a slave. She had no formal education. Both her parents died by the time she was seven. Yet, by the time she died in 1919 at age 51, she was one of the most successful businesswomen America had ever seen."
"A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching."
"The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers."
"Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level."
"Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment."
"Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in."
"We are a country that lacks riches. The Jewish brain, that's what we have. Everything that we've had and will have in this country is the direct and clear product of higher education. If we harm this system, we will drastically decline and cease to exist."