"I was the first boy in the Kennedy family to graduate from college."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."Mark Kennedy on John F. Kennedy
"God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars."Mark Kennedy on Elbert Hubbard
"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success."Mark Kennedy on Robert Orben
"Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated."Mark Kennedy on Erma Bombeck
"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."Mark Kennedy on T. S. Eliot
"As a Member of Congress, I've continued my family's tradition of focusing on education."
"But the best thing Washington can do for education is realize that our role is limited. Washington must keep its promises, but let those who know our childrens' names- parents, teachers and school board members- make education decisions."
"Few things are more important to each individual's future success or to our nation's prosperity than education."
"Too many vital education dollars that should be spent in the classroom are bouncing around in the federal bureaucracy."
"This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future."