"You have to learn and keep learning."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Gil Scott-Heron on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Gil Scott-Heron on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Gil Scott-Heron on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Gil Scott-Heron on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Gil Scott-Heron on Earl Nightingale
"I've always had questions about what it meant to be a protester, to be in the minority. Are the people who are trying to find peace, who are trying to have the Constitution apply to everybody, are they really the radicals? We're not protesting from the outside. We're inside."
"Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am."
"Everything that's bad for you catches on too quickly in America, because that's the easiest thing to get people to invest in, the pursuits that are easy and destructive, the ones that bring out the least positive aspects of people."
"Every once in a while, you live long enough to get the respect that people didn't want to give while you were trying to become a senior citizen."