"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Barbara Jordan on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Barbara Jordan on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Barbara Jordan 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."Barbara Jordan 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."Barbara Jordan on Oscar Wilde
"Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power."
"For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future."
"More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. More is required. We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. We must provide the people with a vision of the future."
"We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that."
"A government is invigorated when each of us is willing to participate in shaping the future of this nation."