"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Franklin D. Roosevelt 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."Franklin D. Roosevelt 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."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Oscar Wilde
"Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples."
"One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment... If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along."
"Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country."
"Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment."
"No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned."