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Quotations by author » Edward Everett
American Educator and Orator, 1794-1865
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A great character, founded on the living rock of principle, is a dispensation of Providence, designed to have not merely an immediate, but a continuous, progressive, and never-ending agency. It survives the man who possessed it . . .
Are you complete in yourself? [The root] answers, "No, my life is in the trunk and the branches and the leaves. Keep the branches stripped of leaves and I shall die." So it is with the great tree of being. Nothing is completely and merely individual.
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
If this boy passes the examinations he will be admitted; and if the white students choose to withdraw, all the income of the college will be devoted to his education
There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.
You shall not pile, with servile toil,/ Your monuments upon my breast,/ Nor yet within the common soil/ Lay down the wreck of power to rest . . .
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