Horace Mann

1796 - 1859

A Quote by Horace Mann on purpose, life, and humanity

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

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on education and quality

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

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on evil and men

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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.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on borrowing, clarity, money, and 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.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on change and principles

One thing I certainly never was made for, and that is to put principles on and off at the dictation of a party, as a lackey changes his livery at his master's command.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on blindness, colors, future, good, happiness, impulses, obedience, principles, sacrifice, and present

In vain do they talk of happiness who never subdued an impulse in obedience to a principle. He who never sacrificed a present to a future good, or a personal to a general one, can speak of happiness only as the blind speak of color.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on desires, learning, and teachers

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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A Quote by Horace Mann on books

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A house without books is like a room without windows.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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A Quote by Horace Mann on deed and survival

Deeds survive the doers.

Horace Mann (1796 - 1859)

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