"This journey is not over. Our education initiatives have so much momentum, and we're committed to sharing even more stories from the Arctic when we return."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Ann Bancroft on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Ann Bancroft on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Ann Bancroft 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."Ann Bancroft 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."Ann Bancroft on Oscar Wilde
"A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker."
"I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can't do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability."
"I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress."
"I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me."