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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
It is most important in this world to be pushing, but it is fatal to seem so.

R
My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tell you.
A
Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard - both as regards the monuments and the inscriptions. Scarcely a word of true poetry anywhere.
N
Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.
K
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit of doing them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Autobiography," by Margot Asquith.
A: In "Letters of B. Jowett," by Abbott and Campbell
N: In "Letters of B. Jowett," by Abbott and Campbell
K: Attributed.
   


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