Benjamin Jowett - Quotes

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The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.

To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another. ---->>>

One man is as good as another until he has written a book.

One man is as good as another until he has written a book.

Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door. ---->>>

Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value. ---->>>

Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge. ---->>>

My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tells you. ---->>>

You've got to be success minded. You've got to feel that things are coming your way when you're out selling; otherwise, you won't be able to sell anything. ---->>>

Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much. ---->>>

There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants - more than anything else - to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are - and have always been. ---->>>

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality. ---->>>

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. ---->>>

You must believe in God, in spite of what the clergy say. ---->>>

Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: April 15, 1817
Birthplace: Camberwell, London
Die: October 1, 1893
Occupation: Theologian
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Benjamin Jowett (, modern variant ; 15 April 1817 – 1 October 1893) was renowned as an influential tutor and administrative reformer in the University of Oxford, a theologian and translator of Plato and Thucydides. He was Master of Balliol College, Oxford. (wikipedia)