"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Derek Bok on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Derek Bok on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Derek Bok on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Derek Bok on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Derek Bok on Oscar Wilde
"I won't say there aren't any Harvard graduates who have never asserted a superior attitude. But they have done so to our great embarrassment and in no way represent the Harvard I know."
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