G. M. Trevelyan - Quotes

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Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.

One half who graduate from college never read another book.

One half who graduate from college never read another book.

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. ---->>>

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses. ---->>>

Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing. ---->>>

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization. ---->>>

Village cricket spread fast through the land. ---->>>

A little man often cast a long shadow. ---->>>

If the French noblesse had been capable of playing cricket with their peasants, their chateaux would never have been burnt. ---->>>

I have two doctors, my left leg and my right. ---->>>

Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: February 16, 1876
Birthplace:
Die: 07-21, 1962
Occupation: Historian
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George Macaulay Trevelyan, OM CBE FRS FBA (16 February 1876 – 21 July 1962), was a British historian and academic. He was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge from 1898 to 1903. He then spent more than twenty years as a full-time author. He returned to the University of Cambridge and was Regius Professor of History from 1927 to 1943 (wikipedia)