Joseph Lancaster Quotes

The same stimulus that animates men to action will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.

My school is attended by near three hundred scholars.

The sincere teachers of their youth should be met not with an intention to dictate to them but to give additional force to their well-meant endeavours and raise them to public esteem.

All are agreed that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.

IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety on topics to which we are biased by prejudice interest or even principle.

In such a case it would be almost sure of success if the active members of a society established for that purpose were inclined to meet the poor as men as brethren and as Christians.

Indeed I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings with minds capable of expansion and talents formed for usefulness.

We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.

The complaint of bad pay and difficulty in obtaining it is almost generally reiterated through every department of education.

Female schools might be comprised in the list of those worthy the public patronage with great propriety.