Charles William Eliot

Charles William Eliot


Author Profession: US Educator
Born: March 20, 1834
Died: August 22, 1926
Birth Sign: Pisces


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Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.

Do not expect the world to look bright, if you habitually wear gray-brown glasses.

The efficient man is the man who thinks for himself.

You know that it is only through work that you can achieve anything, either in college or in the world.

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. Michael Faraday quotes

You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about. Sophia Loren

If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. Matt Damon

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