"When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Angela Bassett on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Angela Bassett on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Angela Bassett 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."Angela Bassett 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."Angela Bassett on Oscar Wilde
"My mom was always pretty supportive. She saw me do plays and she'd always act out the parts I did. My aunt, who played a big part in my life, was a little bit more reserved, because if they don't see you on TV every week they think you must be starving."