I haven't had any formal education. Through the grace of god, I am gifted in mathematics and the English language.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
Education is a complex, multifaceted, and painstaking process, and being gifted does not make this less so.
I don't know whether I much enjoyed education. I was not academically gifted.
I've worked throughout California as a poet: in colleges, universities, worker camps, migrant education offices, continuation high schools, juvenile halls, prisons, and gifted classrooms.
Those rare individuals society labels geniuses are almost always freaks of nature and are naturally gifted rather than being diligent students who became geniuses because of their education.
The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
Sydney J. Harris
We are all gifted. That is our inheritance.