James Harvey Robinson - Quotes

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Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.

Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.

Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do. ---->>>

We are incredibly heedless in the formation of our beliefs, but find ourselves filled with an illicit passion for them when anyone proposed to rob us of their companionship. ---->>>

Partisanship is our great curse. We too readily assume that everything has two sides and that it is our duty to be on one or the other. ---->>>

Curiosity is idle only to those who fail to realize that it may be a very rare and indispensable thing. ---->>>

We find it hard to believe that other people's thoughts are as silly as our own, but they probably are. ---->>>

Our goal, simply stated, is to be the best. ---->>>

There are pastors who won't go to people's sick beds. How can people of God turn their back on the sick, poor and hungry? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: June 29, 1863
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Historian
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James Harvey Robinson (June 29, 1863 in Bloomington, Illinois – February 16, 1936 in New York City) was an American historian, who co-founded New History, which greatly broadened the scope of historical scholarship in relation to the social sciences. Jay Green concludes: From his innovations in historical methodology and research to his revisions of secondary and undergraduate pedagogy, Robinson endeavored to reform the modern study of history, making it relevant and useful to contemporary peoples (wikipedia)