"There is a nation for a continent, and a continent for a nation. "
"It is the duty of the State to educate, and the right of the people to demand education."
"A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested. "
"Creating a nation requires the will of the people! "
"I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian. "