"The Republicans have chosen to neglect young Americans who need assistance with the costs of higher education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."John Conyers on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."John Conyers on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."John Conyers 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."John Conyers 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."John Conyers on Oscar Wilde
"Too many of my constituents, like many other hard working Americans across the country, are suffering unnecessarily due to our flawed health care system."
"The time is now for Congress to address health care in America."
"Our system of private health insurance that fails to provide coverage to so many of our citizens also contributes to the double-digit health care inflation that is making America less competitive in the global economy."
"In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization."