"It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Bobby Scott on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Bobby Scott on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Bobby Scott on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Bobby Scott on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Bobby Scott on T. S. Eliot
"Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads."
"No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education and increase their earning potential based solely on their inability to pay for a college education."
"Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly."
"Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs."
"In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing of racially segregated public education in this country."