"I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors, and I've seen people with no education in the field turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Ron Silver on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Ron Silver on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Ron Silver 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."Ron Silver 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."Ron Silver on Oscar Wilde
"It's not like I'm the most famous person in the world."
"But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see."
"I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important that I participate in that."
"Too often in the past, U.S. leaders have forced Israel to pay the price for American strategic interests in the Middle East - through concessions in the peace process as well as passivity in the face of Iraqi attacks."
"I don't even like to use the word relationship. I don't know what it means."