Horace Mann Quotes

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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.

Resolve to edge in a little reading each 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 (1796-1859) was committed to educational reform in the United States.  One of his most passionate causes was for the establishment of universal public education for America’s children.

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