"A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Mikhail Baryshnikov 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."Mikhail Baryshnikov 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."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Oscar Wilde
"Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind."
"People dance at any age."
"When I'm alone, I work sometimes with music, sometimes without and sometimes just listening to NPR."
"I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people."
"People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience."