„Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.“

—  Ernest Dimnet, Attributed to Ernest Dimnet in: Rhonda L. Clements, Leah Fiorentino (2004) The Child's Right to Play: A Global Approach. p. 111
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Ernest Dimnet
écrivain français 1866 - 1954

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„The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother's care, shall be in state institutions.“

—  Karl Marx German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist 1818 - 1883

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„We speak of educating our children. Do we know that our children also educate us?“

—  Lydia Sigourney American poet 1791 - 1865
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 51.


„Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearsay of little children tends towards the formation of character.“

—  Hosea Ballou American Universalist minister (1771–1852) 1771 - 1852
Manuscript, Sermons; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 216.

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„Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.“

—  C.G. Jung Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology 1875 - 1961

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„If children have interests then education happens.“

—  Arthur C. Clarke British science fiction writer, science writer, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host 1917 - 2008

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„I've had no sexual education, but I have six children.“

—  Janusz Korwin-Mikke polish politician 1942
source: Presidential Debate at the Warsaw University. Riposte to the words of Kornel Morawiecki, who said that sex education should be introduced to schools. source http://wiadomosci.gazeta.pl/Wiadomosci/0,105934,7780449.html

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„Preta, I’m not going to discuss promiscuity with anyone. I don't run that risk because my children are well educated and they don't live in a promiscuous environment such as is, unfortunately, yours.“

—  Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian president elect 1955
Responding to the singer Preta Gil after asked about what he would do if his son fell in love with a black woman on 28 March 2011 https://extra.globo.com/famosos/deputado-jair-bolsonaro-fala-da-promiscuidade-de-preta-gil-declara-que-seria-incapaz-de-amar-um-filho-homossexual-em-entrevista-1980933.html at an interview to the program CQC on Band. Brazil presidential candidate Bolsonaro's most controversial quotes https://www.yahoo.com/news/brazil-presidential-candidate-bolsonaros-most-controversial-quotes-012652084.html. Yahoo!, 29 September 2018.

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„What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.“

—  Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 American poet, essayist, naturalist, and abolitionist 1817 - 1862

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„Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.“

—  Zhuangzi classic Chinese philosopher -369 - -286 avant J.-C.