"Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Alexis Herman on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Alexis Herman on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Alexis Herman 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."Alexis Herman 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."Alexis Herman on Oscar Wilde
"If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future."
"Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate."
"The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership."