"I was delighted to not go to university. I couldn't wait to be out of education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Tom Stoppard on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Tom Stoppard on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Tom Stoppard 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."Tom Stoppard 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."Tom Stoppard on Oscar Wilde
"Age is a very high price to pay for maturity."
"I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity."
"From as long as, literally as far back as I can remember I've liked puns, word jokes, I can literally recall looking at a comic at the age of six or seven and I remember what I enjoyed and what it was precisely and how the joke worked."
"Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art."
"It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture."