"Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama's future than an investment in education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Bob Riley on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Bob Riley on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Bob Riley 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."Bob Riley 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."Bob Riley on Oscar Wilde
"The amount of money we spend on education is important, but not nearly as important as how the money is spent."
"The men and women who serve in our military have won for us every hour we live in freedom, sometimes at the expense of the very hours of the lifetimes they had hoped to live."
"Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future."
"In a time of tight budgets, difficult choices have to be made. We must make sure our very limited resources are spent on priorities. I believe we should have no higher priority than investing in our children's classrooms and in their future."
"Tolerating evil leads only to more evil. And when good people stand by and do nothing while wickedness reigns, their communities will be consumed."