Quotes by Benjamin Jowett

Benjamin Jowett

Benjamin Jowett

British theologian

Alive from: 1817-1893

Quotes 1 till 11 of 11.

1
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    I hope our young men will not grow into such dodgers as these old men are. I believe everything that a young man says to me (p. 250).
    Source: Letters
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    If you don't find a God by five o'clock this afternoon you must leave the college.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    It is most important in this world to be pushing, but it is fatal to seem so.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard - both as regards the monuments and the inscriptions. Scarcely a word of true poetry anywhere.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    Research! Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
    Source: In conversation with Logan Pearsall Smith. Reported in Smiths Unforgotten Years
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants - more than anything else - to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are - and have always been.
    Source: Attributed. Also attributed to Anita Loos.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.
  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    - +
     0
    We have sought truth, and sometimes perhaps found it. But have we had any fun?
    Source: Quoted by Geoffrey Madan
1
All Benjamin Jowett famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 11 found