"There are five issues that make a fist of a hand that can knock America out cold. They're lack of jobs, obesity, diabetes, homelessness, and lack of good education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."will.i.am on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."will.i.am on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."will.i.am 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."will.i.am 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."will.i.am on Oscar Wilde
"Most of these people who are celebrities now don't do anything to deserve it, so by that fact alone, I don't want to be one."
"Politics are about preserving relationships at the end of the day, and it has nothing to do with the greater good for humanity. It's just all about business."
"You can rule ignorance you can manipulate the illiterate you can do whatever you want when a people are uneducated, so that goes in line with corrupt business and corrupt politics."
"I was born and raised in East Los Angeles by a single mom who had three biological kids and adopted four more. I never met my dad."
"As we develop and get quicker with technology in America, it's like we're downgrading if you look at the investment in education... that's the thing that worries me."