James Lick Quotes (1 quote)
As quoted in: Saturday Review, 18 March 1944, p. 19
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJames Lick
Born: August 25, 1796
Died: October 1, 1876 (aged 80)
Bio: James Lick was an American carpenter, piano builder, land baron, and patron of the sciences. At the time of his death, he was the wealthiest man in California, and left the majority of his estate to social and scientific causes.