— Arthur C. Clarke British science fiction writer, science writer, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host 1917 - 2008
— Lydia Sigourney American poet 1791 - 1865
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 51.
— 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
„The walls of the educational system must come down. Education should not be a privilege, so the children of those who have money can study.“
— Ernesto Che Guevara, Che Guevara Talks to Young People
Context: The walls of the educational system must come down. Education should not be a privilege, so the children of those who have money can study. Education should be the daily bread of the people of Cuba.
„The dalit's main agenda is not reservations. My way of equality is English education. Even if 10% of our children got English education, the intellectual field would have changed. This country would have changed. My hope is education, not reservation — and I emphasize, English education“
— Kancha Ilaiah Indian scholar, activist and writer 1952
Quoted in at The Times Of India (15 February 2013) http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/interviews/Kancha-Ilaiah-Even-if-10-dalit-children-got-English-education-India-would-change/articleshow/18503625.cms.
— Georg Brandes Danish literature critic and scholar 1842 - 1927
„"We must have a distinct vision of what employment and unemployment are. A person who is training or educating themselves is working for their country. That is what we have discovered in this recession, that training, education and innovation are fundamental.", Oslo Forum, September 2010.“
— José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero Former Prime Minister of Spain 1960
— Euripidés ancient Athenian playwright -480 - -406 avant J.-C.
„Society highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose themselves and to become absurd, and thus to be normal. Normal men have killed perhaps 100,000,000 of their fellow normal men in the last fifty years.“
— Ronald David Laing Scottish psychiatrist and author 1927 - 1989
„I have after years of thinking on the subject come to the conviction that work is the only instrument of effective education. It may sometimes be manual work and sometimes non-manual work. Although it is work alone that can educate, I have also come to the conviction by long observation and experience that all work does not educate.“
— Zakir Hussain (politician) 3rd President of India 1897 - 1969
In: p. 88.
„This is a good day for the world's children. Children who today have no right to their own childhood, to education, to personal inviolability, have with these two representatives, these prize winners, got a voice both for the right to education — particularly for girls — and against unfair and exploitative child labor.“
— Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany 1954
„Worst of all, it [speculation of notable figures] provides fodder for the special educators, special education attorneys, ABA therapists etc. to legitimize their profits and to encourage the false hope and tears for toasted snow that so many parents of these children have.“
— Jonathan Mitchell American writer and activist 1955
„It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.“
— Robert G. Ingersoll Union United States Army officer 1833 - 1899
— Bob Marley, Bob Marley - Legend
As recorded in Time Will Tell (1992), a documentary by Declan Lowney