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Jul6-05, 10:30 PM
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Looking for a few quotes...

Google on - "speeches","being educated"

For example - Speech by Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Pérez Roque delivered on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, at the 61st Period of Sessions of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Cuban people strongly believe in freedom, democracy and human rights. It took them a long time to achieve them and they are aware of their price. They are a people in power. That is the difference.

There cannot be democracy without social justice. There is no possible freedom if it is not based on the enjoyment of education and culture. Ignorance is the cumbersome shackle squeezing the poor. Being educated is the only way to be free! - which is the sacred tenet that we Cubans learned from the Apostle of our independence.
But that is not a quote - the speaker did not quote someone.
Graduation speeches on Yahoo might help.
Google on - "commencement speeches","being educated"

Some commencement speech quote on-line
transcript of David Foster Wallace's commencement address at Kenyon College last month (May 2005).

Andy Rooney, Valedictory Address, University of Virginia, May 20, 2000
"Being educated is an end in itself, and it sets you apart from most of the people on the planet."