"I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Al Gore on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Al Gore on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Al Gore 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."Al Gore 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."Al Gore on Oscar Wilde
"America's political system has evolved over the last 50 years in ways that have enhanced the power of business lobbies."
"Consider what kind of car you get. Buy cars and other products that have the least impact environmentally."
"As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions."
"As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change."
"A zebra does not change its spots."