John Lancaster Spalding - Quotes

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We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us. ---->>>

As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape. ---->>>

The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: June 2, 1840
Die: 08-25, 1916
Occupation: Author

John Lancaster Spalding (June 2, 1840 – August 25, 1916) was an American author, poet, advocate for higher education, the first bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peoria from 1877 to 1908 and a co-founder of The Catholic University of America. Peoria's Catholic high school for boys, Spalding Institute, was named for him; the school was closed in 1989 during the Peoria Notre Dame High School merger (wikipedia)