"The smartest thing we can do to create high-wage jobs and grow our economy is to keep our focus on education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Bill Richardson on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Bill Richardson on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Bill Richardson 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."Bill Richardson 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."Bill Richardson on Oscar Wilde
"President Clinton is going to embrace President Obama, as he should. They are working together. They're different kinds of people. Obama is cool, Clinton is a schmoozer. Both are great speakers. It's a great merging of the party."
"Education enables people and societies to be what they can be."
"Fracking is doable if there's full disclosure of all chemicals used. Secondly, science dictates the policy rather than politics. Third, there's collaboration between environmental groups and the natural gas industry."
"As state leaders, I think its important for us to provide our perspectives on issues we face every day - like access to school spending, access to health care and governing in a global economy."
"The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq."