"This is not a zero-sum game. We know that if we provide access and education, particularly where there are gaps in the market, we will create more jobs, we will create more growth, and we will create more activity in the U.S. market, which will be good for our economy."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Karen Mills on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Karen Mills on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Karen Mills 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."Karen Mills 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."Karen Mills on Oscar Wilde
"Small businesses pay 18 percent more than big businesses for health care, the same health care, just because they're small and they have too small a pool of risk."
"Health care is the No. 1 concern of small businesses and the status quo is untenable."
"We see tremendous excitement from small-business people about the administration and about the attention and commitment that the president has to do things that really make a difference. I think they recognize that health care is one of those. I think they recognize that what we've been doing in the Recovery Act with our loan programs has mattered."