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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Horace Mann#Ashamed 104
Horace Mann#Ashamed 104
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year. Horace Mann#Edge 78
Horace Mann#Edge 78
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge. Horace Mann#Education 70
Horace Mann#Education 70
I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts. Horace Mann#Actions 69
Horace Mann#Actions 69
False conclusions which have been reasoned out are infinitely worse than blind impulse. Horace Mann#False 69
Horace Mann#False 69
We go by the major vote, and if the majority are insane, the sane must go to the hospital. Horace Mann#Democracy 68
Horace Mann#Democracy 68
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#Prison 65
Horace Mann#Prison 65
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#Principles 65
Horace Mann#Principles 65
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. Horace Mann#education 64
Horace Mann#education 64
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. Horace Mann#Education 64
Horace Mann#Education 64
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