"It's not about division. It's not about politics. My concern is how do we come together?"
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."LeVar Burton on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."LeVar Burton on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."LeVar Burton on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."LeVar Burton on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."LeVar Burton on Joseph Stalin
"We have an amazing advantage right now in that we have developed technology that is so sexy, so engaging for kids."
"And it's here and it's ready and we can really revolutionize the way we educate our children with tablet computers, and I'm committed to doing whatever I can to speaking to whomever I can to send this signal - to pound this message home. Now is the time."
"This wired generation is kind of cool."
"We can't afford to sacrifice another generation of American children to bureaucratic politics. We've got to get it done. The future, the health, the life - our nation depends on it and it's just foolish to think or act otherwise."
"It's definitely true that there are a lot of the devices we used on 'Star Trek,' that came out the imagination of the writers, and the creators that are actually in the world today."