A. Lawrence Lowell

Quotes: A. Lawrence Lowell

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    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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    No laws, however liberal, will release us from our self-imposed taxes.
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    Of course there's a lot of knowledge in universities: the freshmen bring a little in; the seniors don't take much away, so knowledge sort of accumulates.
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    Pleasure is a by-product of doing something that is worth doing. Therefore, do not seek pleasure as such. Pleasure comes of seeking something else, and comes by the way.
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    There's a Harvard man on the wrong side of every question.
    Source: Harvard Alumni Bulletin, Volume 64 (1961)
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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.
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