Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge; and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
William E. Channing.—The Present Age.

Skill in the arts is mental power exercised in arts, that is all.
Rufus Choate.—Addresses and Orations: The Power of a State developed by Mental Culture.

Stern men with empires in their brains.
Lowell.—The Biglow Papers.