John Lancaster Spalding Quotes (203 quotes)
“It is a common error to imagine that to be stirring and voluble in a worthy cause is to be good and to do good.”
―John Lancaster Spalding
Aphorisms and Reflections (1901)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Lancaster Spalding
Born: June 2, 1840
Died: August 25, 1916 (aged 76)
Bio: John Lancaster Spalding was an American author, poet, advocate for higher education, the first bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peoria from 1877 to 1908 and a co-founder of The Catholic University of America.
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