Occupation: Education Reformer, Lawyer, and Politician
Profile: Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (April 3, 1848 - March 3, 1853).
Number of Quotes: 1
Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men - the balance wheel of the social machinery ... It does better than to disarm the poor of their hostility toward the rich; it prevents being poor.