Horace Mann Quote

It is well when the wise and the learned discover new truths; but how much better to diffuse the truths already discovered amongst the multitudes. Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power; and while a philosopher is discovering one new truth, millions of truths may be propagated amongst the people.... The whole land must be watered with the streams of knowledge.


Lecture on Education (ed. 1840)

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It is well when the wise and the learned discover new truths; but how much better to diffuse the truths already discovered amongst the multitudes....

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It is well when the wise and the learned discover new truths; but how much better to diffuse the truths already discovered amongst the multitudes....

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It is well when the wise and the learned discover new truths; but how much better to diffuse the truths already discovered amongst the multitudes....

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It is well when the wise and the learned discover new truths; but how much better to diffuse the truths already discovered amongst the multitudes....