Abbott Lawrence Lowell

Profession : Educator ,Lawyer
Nationality : American
Birth : 13th December, 1856
Death : 6th January, 1943
About : Abbott Lawrence Lowell was a U.S. educator and legal scholar. He served as President of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933. The American college president and political scientist Abbott Lawrence Lowell 1856-1943 strengthened the Harvard undergraduate college during his presidency at the university. As a political scientist, he stressed the role of parties in government. On Dec. 13, 1856, Abbott Lawrence Lowell was born into one of the leading families of Boston society. When he received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1877, he was the sixth in an unbroken series of generations of alumni. In the 1920s Lowell aroused great controversy when appointed by the governor of Massachusetts to a committee to review the murder conviction of Sacco and Vanzetti, because he strongly affirmed the justice of that decision. He died on Jan. 6, 1943.

Abbott Lawrence Lowell Quotes

All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
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You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.
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You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.
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You will seek not a near but a distant objective, and you will not be satisfied with what you may have done.
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Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame.
Tags : Reflected Topics : Knowledge , Wisdom

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