— Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919
— Aristotle, Metaphysics
Attributed to Aristotle in Lowell L. Bennion, [http://books.google.gr/books?id=2HPUAAAAMAAJ&q= Religion and the Pursuit of Truth], Deseret Book Company, 1959, p. 52, and in [http://books.google.gr/books?id=irofAQAAMAAJ&q= American Opinion, Volume 24], Robert Welch, Inc., 1981, p. 23. [http://publicnoises.blogspot.fi/2009/02/aristotle-and-accuracy.html Possibly a discombobulation] of the Nicomachean Ethics Book I, 1094b.24 quote above.
— Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -322 p. n. e.
— Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968
— Will Durant American historian, philosopher and writer 1885 - 1981
Context: Sixty years ago I knew everything. Now I know nothing. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Quoted in "Books: The Great Gadfly", Time magazine, 8 October 1965 (review of The Age of Voltaire by Will and Ariel Durant)
— Arthur Conan Doyle, His Last Bow: 8 Stories
— William Osler Canadian pathologist, physician, educator, bibliophile, historian, author, cofounder of Johns Hopkins Hospital 1849 - 1919
— Stephen Fry English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist 1957
„Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.“
— Malcolm X American human rights activist 1925 - 1965
Context: Education is an important element in the struggle for human rights. It is the means to help our children and our people rediscover their identity and thereby increase their self respect. Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the people who prepare for it today. Speech at Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (28 June 1964), as quoted in By Any Means Necessary (1970)
„The secret of sound education is to get each pupil to learn for himself, instead of instructing him by driving knowledge into him on a stereotyped system.“
— Robert Baden-Powell lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, founder and Chief Scout of the Scout Movement 1857 - 1941
[http://www.thedump.scoutscan.com/outlook.html The Scouter] (January, 1912)
„Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.“
— Aristophanés Athenian playwright of Old Comedy -446 - -385 p. n. e.
Fictional attribution in the movie The Emperor's Club (2002), given by Kevin Kline (as William Hundert); no published occurrences of this statement prior to the movie have been located in any of the Aristophanes Plays or Fragments.
„I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of daily life.“
— Michael Faraday English scientist 1791 - 1867