"I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Andrew Cuomo on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Andrew Cuomo on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Andrew Cuomo 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."Andrew Cuomo 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."Andrew Cuomo on Oscar Wilde
"I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation."
"I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?"
"I am against the death penalty."
"My father was against the death penalty, and that was hard in the Son of Sam summer when fear was driving the desire for the death penalty."
"The need to understand prescription information can literally be a matter of life and death."