"Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."George Will on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."George Will on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."George Will 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."George Will 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."George Will on Oscar Wilde
"Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience."
"A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind."
"I suppose there's a melancholy tone at the back of the American mind, a sense of something lost. And it's the lost world of Thomas Jefferson. It is the lost sense of innocence that we could live with a very minimal state, with a vast sense of space in which to work out freedom."
"Freedom means the freedom to behave coarsely, basely, foolishly."
"Government has the role of suiting people for freedom. People aren't made for freedom spontaneously. There's sort of a 19-year race between when people are born and when they become adults. And government has a role in making them, at the end of 19 years, suited to be upright, trustworthy repositories of popular sovereignty."