John Abbott Quotes (7 quotes)
The history of Napoleon Bonaparte (1855 edition)
“Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.”
―Thomas Henry Huxley
Select Works of Thomas H. Huxley (J. B. Alden, Publisher, 1886 ), p. 339
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Abbott
Born: March 12, 1821
Died: October 30, 1893 (aged 72)
Bio: Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott was the third Prime Minister of Canada. He served in the office for seventeen months, from June 16, 1891 to November 24, 1892.