"Our universities and museums are respected around the country."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Jane Byrne on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Jane Byrne on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Jane Byrne 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."Jane Byrne 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."Jane Byrne on Oscar Wilde
"Chicago's neighborhoods have always been this city's greatest strength."
"As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building."