Benjamin Jowett Quotes

Top 22 wise famous quotes and sayings by Benjamin Jowett

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Benjamin Jowett quotes: Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl. Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge. Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door. Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tells you. My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tells you.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Precautions are always blamed. When successful they are said to be unnecessary. Precautions are always blamed. When successful they are said to be unnecessary.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value. Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: All translation is a compromise - the effort to be literal and the effort to be idiomatic. All translation is a compromise - the effort to be literal and the effort to be idiomatic.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice, or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice, or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: 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. 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 quotes: The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality. The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much. Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: There is a great deal of hard lying in the world; especially among people whose characters are above suspicion. There is a great deal of hard lying in the world; especially among people whose characters are above suspicion.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: It is most important in this world to be pushing, but it is fatal to seem so. It is most important in this world to be pushing, but it is fatal to seem so.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: The real measure of our wealth is how much we'd be worth if we lost all our money. The real measure of our wealth is how much we'd be worth if we lost all our money.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard. Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard.
Benjamin Jowett quotes: Give the clergy your sympathy; don't give them anything else. Give the clergy your sympathy; don't give them anything else.