"You have to go through the falling down in order to learn to walk. It helps to know that you can survive it. That's an education in itself."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Carol Burnett on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Carol Burnett on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Carol Burnett 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."Carol Burnett 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."Carol Burnett on Oscar Wilde
"I'm glad I was born when I was. My time was the golden age of variety. If I were starting out again now, maybe things would happen for me, but it certainly would not be on a variety show with 28 musicians, 12 dancers, two major guest stars, 50 costumes a week by Bob Mackie. The networks just wouldn't spend the money today."
"Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me."
"Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own."
"My interesting diet tips are eat early and don't nosh between meals. I mean, I can pack it away."
"But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh."