"All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Joseph Lancaster on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Joseph Lancaster on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Joseph Lancaster on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Joseph Lancaster on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Joseph Lancaster on Mahatma Gandhi
"I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive."
"Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it."
"THE rich possess ample means to realize any theory they may chuse to adopt in the education of their children, regardless of the cost but it is not so with him whose Subsistence is derived from industry."
"A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract."
"The complaint of bad pay, and difficulty in obtaining it, is almost generally reiterated through every department of education."