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Charles Kendall Adams - Quotes

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No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction. ---->>>

No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him. ---->>>

In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Educator
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Charles Kendall Adams (January 24, 1835 – July 26, 1902) was an American educator and historian. He served as the second president of Cornell University from 1885 until 1892, and as president of the University of Wisconsin from 1892 until 1901. He was the editor-in-chief of Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia (1892-1895), and of the successor Universal Cyclopaedia (1900), sometimes referred to as Appleton's Universal Cyclopaedia (wikipedia)