"Everybody agrees that whatever the solutions are to the big problems, they... can never be without some element of education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Nicholas Negroponte on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Nicholas Negroponte on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Nicholas Negroponte 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."Nicholas Negroponte 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."Nicholas Negroponte on Oscar Wilde
"Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living."
"Even in the developing parts of the world, kids take to computers like fish to water."
"We've been working now with computers and education for 30 years, computers in developing countries for 20 years, and trying to make low-cost machines for 10 years. This is not a sudden turn down the road."
"If you take any world problem, any issue on the planet, the solution to that problem certainly includes education. In education, the roadblock is the laptop."
"My goal is not selling laptops. OLPC is not in the laptop business. It's in the education business."