Horace Mann short quotes

Lost - yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.

Lost - yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.

Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.

Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.

Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery. ---->>>

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. ---->>>

To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.

To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.

Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen. ---->>>

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it. ---->>>

Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals. ---->>>

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge. ---->>>

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.

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. ---->>>

The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. ---->>>

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.

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.

Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise.

Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise.

Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

It is well to think well; it is divine to act well. ---->>>

If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay, why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable, but is also remediable. ---->>>

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