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Horace Mann
Horace Mann

Educator and statesman Horace Mann advocated many things during his lifetime, including abolition, temperance, women's rights and perhaps most important, the need for universal non-sectarian public schools. As Secretary to the Board of Education in Massachusetts, Mann espoused his beliefs that children should be given a free education because an educated populace would grow to be a moral a…

Date of Birth: May 04, 1796
Date of Death: August 02, 1859


Found 57 quotes by Horace Mann .
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"A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated." Horace Mann
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"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind" Horace Mann
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"Education...beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men --the balance wheel of the social machinery...It does better than to disarm the poor of their hostility toward the rich; it prevents being poor." Horace Mann
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"Much that we call evil is really good in disguises; and we should not quarrel rashly with adversities not yet understood, nor overlook the mercies often bound up in them." Horace Mann
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"If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both" Horace Mann
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"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity." Horace Mann
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"A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them." Horace Mann
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"Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen." Horace Mann
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"Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time." Horace Mann
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"Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves." Horace Mann
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"When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart." Horace Mann
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"Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former." Horace Mann
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"Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power." Horace Mann
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"Observation - activity of both eyes and ears" Horace Mann
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"It is more difficult, and it calls for higher energies of soul, to live a martyr than to die one" Horace Mann
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"Let the public mind become corrupt, and all efforts to secure property, liberty, or life by the force of laws written on paper will be as vain as putting up a sign in an apple orchard to exclude canker worms." Horace Mann
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"Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals." Horace Mann
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"Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both." Horace Mann
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"He who cannot resist temptation is not a man" Horace Mann
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"Evil and good are God's right hand and left." Horace Mann
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"Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins" Horace Mann
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