"Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?"
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Beah Richards on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Beah Richards on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Beah Richards 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."Beah Richards 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."Beah Richards on Oscar Wilde