"As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Julian Bond on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Julian Bond on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Julian Bond 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."Julian Bond 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."Julian Bond on Oscar Wilde
"Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education."
"I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work."
"As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge."