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

My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tell you.
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.
Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.
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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