"You can't have a sustainable US economy without a great education system. Teach students to do the job right. You don't have an innovative economy unless you have a great education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Walter Isaacson on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Walter Isaacson on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Walter Isaacson 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."Walter Isaacson 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."Walter Isaacson on Oscar Wilde
"When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human."
"Polite and velvety leaders, who take care to avoid bruising others, are generally not as effective at forcing change."
"I visited Jobs for the last time in his Palo Alto, Calif., home. He had moved to a downstairs bedroom because he was too weak to go up and down stairs. He was curled up in some pain, but his mind was still sharp and his humor vibrant."
"I think when money starts to corrupt journalism, it undermines the journalism, and it undermines the credibility of the product, and you end up not succeeding."
"I have a strong emotional respect for Steve."