"There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Marvin Hamlisch on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Marvin Hamlisch on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Marvin Hamlisch 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."Marvin Hamlisch 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."Marvin Hamlisch on Oscar Wilde
"Maybe I'm old-fashioned. But I remember the beauty and thrill of being moved by Broadway musicals - particularly the endings of shows."
"I still have great faith in what is good and right in all of us."
"You mustn't underestimate an audience's intelligence."
"I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons."