To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
More Horace Mann quotes :
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
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.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