"You make knowledge relevant to life and you make it important for children to learn things that will really relate to things going on in their lives, and not abstract."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Talib Kweli on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Talib Kweli on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Talib Kweli on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Talib Kweli on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Talib Kweli on William Shakespeare
"You know, I've learned a lot from every person I've collaborated with, from Madlib to Jean Grae and Hi-Tek, to Mos to DJ Quik, to even somebody like Jermaine Dupri. I've taken something important away from every experience."
"I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I'm looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate."
"The beautiful thing about hip-hop is it's like an audio collage. You can take any form of music and do it in a hip-hop way and it'll be a hip-hop song. That's the only music you can do that with."
"Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals."
"Skip the religion and politics, head straight to the compassion. Everything else is a distraction."