"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Barbara Mikulski on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Barbara Mikulski on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Barbara Mikulski 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 Mikulski 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 Mikulski on Oscar Wilde
"Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security. It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age, or in times of disability, to insure financial income for their families."
"A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm."