Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
Benjamin Jowett (1817 - 1893)
Source: Unforgotten Years, by Logan Pearsall Smith.
Contributed by: Zaady
Universities are full of knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in and the seniors take none away, and knowledge accumulates.
Source: Life and Letters of Benjamin Jowett, ed. Abbott and Campbell, 1897.
Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.
Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
One man is as good as another until he has written a book.
Logic is neither a science or an art, but a dodge.
Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.
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.
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