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21 Famous Quotes by Horace Mann
5/4/1796 - 8/2/1859
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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.

Mercy Quotes, by Horace Mann

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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.

Balance Quotes, by 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.

Punctuality Quotes, by Horace Mann

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Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.

Manners Quotes, by Horace Mann

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Observation--activity of both eyes and ears.

Observation Quotes, by Horace Mann

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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind

Victory Quotes, by 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.

Houses Quotes, by Horace Mann

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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind

Mankind Quotes, by Horace Mann

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

Philanthropy Quotes, by Horace Mann , Source: Lectures on Education (lecture VI)

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Every school boy and school girl who has arrived at the age of reflection ought to know something about the history of the art of printing.

Printing Quotes, by Horace Mann , Source: The Common School Journal (February, 1943, Printing and Paper Making)

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But let a man know that there are things to be known, of which he is ignorant, and it is so much carved out of his domain of universal knowledge.

Ignorance Quotes, by Horace Mann , Source: Lectures on Education (lecture VI)

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Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.

Generosity Quotes, by Horace Mann

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

Death / immortality Quotes, by Horace Mann

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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.

Education Quotes, by Horace Mann

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

Education Quotes, by Horace Mann

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Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.

Generosity Quotes, by Horace Mann

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We go by the major vote, and if the majority are insane, the sane must go to the hospital.

Majority Quotes, by 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.

Martyr Quotes, by Horace Mann

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He who cannot resist temptation is not a man.

Temptation Quotes, by Horace Mann

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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.

Time Quotes, by Horace Mann

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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. -Horace Mann.

Time Quotes, by Horace Mann

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