William Lyon MacKenzie Quotes (1 quote)
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
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“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Lyon MacKenzie
Born: March 12, 1795
Died: August 28, 1861 (aged 66)
Occupation: journalist, politician
Bio: William Lyon Mackenzie was a Scottish-born Canadian and American journalist and politician. He was the first mayor of Toronto, Upper Canada and was a leader during the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion.
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