Joan brought up Adlai Stevenson a man I admire. In looking for a quote of his on education, I came across some others.
ADLAI E. STEVENSON, who lived 1900-1965
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
Flattery is all right as long as you don't inhale.
Freedom rings where opinions clash.
He who slings mud generally loses ground.
I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school.
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Making peace is harder than making war.
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
We have confused the free with the free and easy.
On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.