Abbott L. Lowell Quotes

Abbott Lawrence Lowell (December 13, 1856 – January 6, 1943) was a U.S. educator and legal scholar. He served as President of Harvard University from 1909 to 1933

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Abbott L. Lowell


You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.

Abbott L. Lowell


Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame.

Abbott L. Lowell


All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.

Abbott L. Lowell


You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.

Abbott L. Lowell