William Pennington Quotes (2 quotes)
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 CommonsWilliam Pennington
Born: May 4, 1796
Died: February 16, 1862 (aged 65)
Bio: William Pennington was an American politician and lawyer, the Governor of New Jersey, and Speaker of the House during his one term in Congress.