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HORACE MANN
American educator and politician
(1796 - 1859)
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Willmott has very tersely said that embellished truths are the illuminated alphabet of larger children.
      - [Fables]

You may be liberal in your praise where praise is due: it costs nothing; it encourages much.
      - [Praise]

You need not tell all the truth, unless to those who have a right to know it; but let all you tell be truth.
      - [Truth]

Virtue is an angel, but she is a blind one, and must ask of Knowledge to show her the pathway that leads to her goal.
      - A Few Thoughts for a Young Man [Virtue]

Finally, education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
      - Lectures and Reports on Education
         (lecture 1) [Education]

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.
      - Lectures and Reports on Education
         (lecture I) [Knowledge]

The object of punishment is, prevention from evil; it never can be made impulsive to good.
      - Lectures and Reports on Education
         (lecture VII) [Punishment]

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.
      - Lectures on Education (lecture VI)
        [Ignorance]

To pity distress it but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
      - Lectures on Education (lecture VI)
        [Philanthropy]

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.
      - The Common School Journal
         (February, 1843, Printing and Paper Making)
        [Printing]


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