"Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Charles Barkley on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Charles Barkley on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Charles Barkley 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."Charles Barkley 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."Charles Barkley on Oscar Wilde
"Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while."
"You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black."
"Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names."
"My family got all over me because they said Bush is only for the rich people. Then I reminded them, 'Hey, I'm rich'."
"One thing about being famous is the people around you, you pay all their bills so they very rarely disagree with you because they want you to pick up the check."