Posts Tagged ‘Horace Mann’

Quote of the day, Jan. 20

January 20, 2018

Horace Mann, on education

“Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care.”


Quote of the day, Feb. 16

February 16, 2015

Horace Mann, on education

“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. (more…)

Quote of the day, Oct. 5

October 5, 2014

Horace Mann, on government and education

“The great moral attribute of self-government cannot be born and matured in a day; and if school children are not trained to it, we only prepare ourselves for disappointment if we expect it from grown men.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 29

September 29, 2013

Horace Mann, on education

“Finally, education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.”