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Benjamin Jowett
(1817-1893) born on
Apr 15
English classical scholar. He was considered to be one of the greatest teachers of the 19th century. He was renowned for his translations of Plato.
         
   
F
If you don't find a God by five o'clock this afternoon you must leave the college.

R
Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.
A
Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
N
One man is as good as another until he has written a book.
K
Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Responding to a conceited young student's assertion that he could find no evidence for a God. Attrib.
R: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
A: In "Unforgotten Years," by Logan Pearsall Smith.
N: In "Life and Letters of Benjamin Jowett," vol. 1, ch. 8, ed. Abbott and Campbell, 1897.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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