"Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Nat King Cole on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Nat King Cole on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Nat King Cole 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."Nat King Cole 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."Nat King Cole on Oscar Wilde
"I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist."
"Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping."
"The whites come to applaud a Negro performer just like the colored do. When you've got the respect of white and colored, you can ease a lot of things."