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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 . . .
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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.
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Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
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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.
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I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
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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
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There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.
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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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