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About Horace Mann
Horace Mann spent most of his political career campaigning for quality public education. In 1852, he was appointed the president of a private art school called Antioch College. As an educator, he was of the opinion that quality public education would make children in the United States disciplined.
Mann was also a seasoned politician and was mainly associated with the Whig Party. He was voted to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1848.
- Charlotte Messer Mann (married until her death in 1832)
- Mary Peabody Mann
- George Combe Mann
- Horace Mann Jr.
- Benjamin Pickman Mann
He studied at Brown University before enrolling at Litchfield Law School.
He, together with Catherine Beecher and Henry Barnard, were the main campaigners for the Common School program.
He also served on the Massachusetts State Board of Education as its secretary.
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Famous quotes by Horace Mann
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.Horace Mann
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.Horace Mann
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.Horace Mann
Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.Horace Mann
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
Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.Horace Mann
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.Horace Mann
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.Horace Mann
Scientific truth is marvelous, but moral truth is divine and whoever breathes its air and walks by its light has found the lost paradise.Horace Mann
Seek not greatness, but seek truth and you will find both.Horace Mann
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.Horace Mann
To pity distress is but human to relieve it is Godlike.Horace Mann
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
When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.Horace Mann
F.A.Q. about Horace Mann
When is his birthday?
Horace Mann's birthday is on May 4, 1796.
In how many days is his birthday?
Horace's birthday is in 341 days
How old was Horace when he died?
He was 63 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 2, 1859.
How old would he be today?
Horace Mann would be 226 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Horace from?
He was born in Franklin, Massachusetts, U.S..
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