"I am playing the violin, that's all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Itzhak Perlman on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Itzhak Perlman on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Itzhak Perlman 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."Itzhak Perlman 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."Itzhak Perlman on Oscar Wilde
"For people who are really talented, what you don't say becomes extremely important. You have to judge what to say and what to leave alone so you can let the talent develop."
"Trust your ability!"
"When you play a concerto with a small orchestra, you don't feel it is as important as Carnegie Hall. You try to work out all the little problems. Once that's all done, trust comes in."