Horace Mann Quotes


38 Horace Mann quotes:



"I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts."
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"A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated."
"Observation - activity of both eyes and ears"
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"I think it's beginning to be very successful; it was always viewed as a long-term project,"
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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. It is a wrong to his family. Children learn to read by being in the presence of books. The love of knowledge comes with reading and grows upon it. And the love of knowledge, in a young mind, is almost always a warrant against the inferior excitement of passions and vices."
"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind"
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"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron."
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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."
"Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen."
"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."
"Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves."
"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."
"Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity."
"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."
"Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power."
"Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals."
"Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both."
"Evil and good are God's right hand and left."
"Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise."
"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron."



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