We at the Department of Education are going to provide technical assistance

By : Margaret Spellings 0 Likes          


When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society, particularly blacks, it's at the bottom. It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate, neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime, drugs, the whole bit.

By : Clarence Thomas

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Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.

By : Wallace Stegner

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The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart.

By : Dan Gable

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There are some circumstances in which the First Amendment interest comes up against another interest that is really important and in which we have to make a decision in a particular case as to which is more important.

By : Floyd Abrams

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The holocaust against the unborn is the greatest sin they could ever do or even ever participate in.

By : Norma McCorvey

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Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

By : Franklin D. Roosevelt

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And I think that we in America need to understand that many schools need improvement, and particularly with respect to how they're serving minority children.

By : Margaret Spellings

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The thing which grieves and oppresses my heart with respect to poor Scotland, is the hardness of heart manifest in the levity and cruelty with which they speak of others.

By : Edward Irving

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Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?

By : George Carlin

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Jews have been in Egypt since Biblical times, and Alexandria had once been, at least partially, a Jewish city.

By : Meir Kahane

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Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest, it is beautiful. If it is not honest, it is obvious.

By : Corin Nemec

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So, I was just a young guy, maybe with an idea, and Cecil Taylor, himself a rebel, would take a chance on a guy like me. It turned out to be a very symbiotic partnership. I learned a lot from him.

By : Archie Shepp

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