"The benefit of the radio is, something beyond your realm of knowledge can surprise you, can enter your realm of knowledge."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Esperanza Spalding on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Esperanza Spalding on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Esperanza Spalding on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Esperanza Spalding on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Esperanza Spalding on William Shakespeare
"I love people, and I love to be with people and to make music with people, but my natural state is to revert back to being by myself in my house, which is cool because that's where I practice and write and listen and study."
"I think there's so much negative influence on children in school settings. It becomes learning by rote to pass a test. It's not contextualized."