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Quotation by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
What education is to the individual man, revelation is to the human race. Education is revelation coming to the individual man, and revelation is education that has come, and is still coming to the human race.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781), German playwright, philosopher. The Education of the Human Race, sec. 1-2, 18th Century Philosophy, p. 225, ed. Lewis W. Beck, Free Press, New York (1966).
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