"I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Rutherford B. Hayes on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Rutherford B. Hayes on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Rutherford B. Hayes 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."Rutherford B. Hayes 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."Rutherford B. Hayes on Oscar Wilde
"Universal suffrage should rest upon universal education. To this end, liberal and permanent provision should be made for the support of free schools by the State governments, and, if need be, supplemented by legitimate aid from national authority."
"Law without education is a dead letter. With education the needed law follows without effort and, of course, with power to execute itself indeed, it seems to execute itself."
"Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you can't soften them when you come to have a wife and a family of your own."
"The independence of all political and other bother is a happiness."
"The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy."