Abbott L. Lowell Quotes (11 quotes)
Sometimes misattributed to Derek Bok. As reported in: Policy and Ethics in Business (McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1931) by Carl Frederick Taeusch, p. 148.
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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Abbott L. Lowell
Born: December 13, 1856
Died: January 6, 1943 (aged 86)
Bio: Abbott Lawrence Lowell was a U.S. educator and legal scholar. He served as President of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933.