"Education has fundamentally changed my life. It's perhaps the mission of my life. I'm wed to it in a very powerful and personal way. And I chose the pathway that I believe could make me the most significant on changing the outcomes that we see now in North Carolina."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Bev Perdue on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Bev Perdue on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Bev Perdue 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."Bev Perdue 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."Bev Perdue on Oscar Wilde