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Ezra Cornell Quotes and Sayings
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The summer of 1830 I...
blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from
the dam above the falls for the mill...
In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet,
and built a new dam across the creek.
- Ezra Cornell

There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females.
- Ezra Cornell

I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest
the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between
persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship.
I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
- Ezra Cornell

I have a fine lot of telescopes.
I have one with which I can see the Mountains in the Moon.
- Ezra Cornell

 

As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow,
and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less
harm to the liberties of my country than will a party,
who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious
bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
- Ezra Cornell

Yesterday I staked off the ground on the hill for an orchard.
I want to get 1000 apple trees agrowing.
- Ezra Cornell

In 1844, there was a balance of perhaps of a couple
of thousand dollars on the cr side.
- Ezra Cornell

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Enquire what the effect of large endowments are upon colleges.
- Ezra Cornell

Idleness is to the human mind like rust to iron.
- Ezra Cornell

The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by
his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No!
Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard
by the blighting curse of Slavery.
- Ezra Cornell

I want to go where I can be of the most service to the general enterprise.
- Ezra Cornell

I have always considered that choosing a companion
for life was a very important affair and that my happyness
or misery in this life depended on the choice.
- Ezra Cornell

There is nothing I have to reflect on that gives me
more satisfaction than the fact that my life is insured
for the benefit of my Dear Wife and children.
- Ezra Cornell

I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was
a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency,
I opposed him and voted for Adams.
I favored a protective tariff.
- Ezra Cornell

My dear, the duty that devolved wholly on you in my
absence of guiding and expanding the minds of our dear
children is a laborious one and a responsible one.
- Ezra Cornell

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth,
the air and you.
- Langston Hughes

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
- Russell Baker

Nothing is more memorable than a smell.
One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting,
yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
- Diane Ackerman

Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow
on top of a mountain in late May or June.
There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.
- Andy Goldsworthy

The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent
will not pass until there is
an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there
was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus

Our children were mostly brought up and educated in
the Churchill suburb east of Pittsburgh.
Each summer, we took them back to England for an extended period.
- John Pople

By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer.
I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore,
which was a little better than the tax job.
- Robert Quine

My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during
the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing.
- Jim Evans

In the heat of the Russian summer a sleeping car is
the most horrible instrument of martyrdom imaginable.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I was posted to China in the summer of 1988,
which was the greatest time ever, I think,
to have been in China.
- John Pomfret

I went to night school and summer school,
I made that whole year up and I actually graduated on time.
Also, I got a part-time job at the radio station.
- Angie Martinez

But after the time there I'd had it with fashion again,
so I left to go to architecture school in a summer course at Harvard,
which didn't last very long.
- Stephen Sprouse

Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
- Georg Brandes

I am just through with a summer, and a summer is to
me always a trying ordeal.
- Maria Mitchell

Digital Chocolate has 60% of its developers in Finland
where the sun never sets in the summer and there is
nothing to do outside in the winter,
so we are very productive!
- Trip Hawkins

The next summer, 1794, corn grew dear,
and distress began in our land.
- Joanna Southcott

Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer;
and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit,
like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
- Donald G. Mitchell

I love summer.
Because it means I can wear a bikini top and shorts,
even just to go shopping.
- David Wain

We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall.
I can build more power plants.
In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
- Gray Davis

7 Mile is like an Ave.
Back in the days it was poppin' in the summer time.
- Obie Trice

We were given no chance against them,
but we held our own and we will be trying to do the same this summer.
- Robbie Keane

I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles.
- Cole Porter

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

By all these lovely tokens September days are here,
With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Summer is a promissory note signed in June,
its long days spent and gone before you know it,
and due to be repaid next January.
- Hal Borland

Storage is important.
Whether it's cushions you only use outside in the summer,
or blankets that only come out in the winter,
you've always got to think of where to store them.
- Anthea Turner

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter
to do something next summer;
this is how commencement speakers are caught.
- Sydney J. Harris

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.
- C. Day Lewis

We only work four days a week, we only work three weeks out of the month,
and we get four months off for the summer.
So there's plenty of time for me to spend with the kids.
- Patricia Heaton

On my show, I'm definitely the youngest one.
So going from a show where everyone is over 30,
to the movie, where everyone was like 20,
25, it was like summer camp.
- Marla Sokoloff

God is day and night, winter and summer,
war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
- Heraclitus

I was four years old then, and I think it must have
been the next summer that I first heard the voices.
- Black Elk

WE used to tour quite a lot during the summer with Everton in my day.
- Dixie Dean

This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1,
a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got
to play a Goth rock band singer.
- Charisma Carpenter

But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books,
especially in the Oxford summer term.
- Mary A. Ward

Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light,
And she sits on a sapphire throne.
- Barry Cornwall

I spent many a summer early morning with the radio very low,
half sleeping and half listening.
- Frankie Valli

I like summer.
I like warmer weather and long days.
I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun -
my children are horrified!
- Danielle Steel

Numbers of snipes breed every summer in some moory
ground on the verge of this parish.
- Gilbert White

It was one of those March days when the sun shines
hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light,
and winter in the shade.
- Charles Dickens

I did two or three plays every summer.
- Dabney Coleman

In the summer of '84, you just couldn't escape the Born in the USA record.
- Henry Rollins

The NAACP was even considering earlier this summer
reassessing their position on school integration.
- Tom Joyner

One night last summer, all the killers in my head assembled
on a stage in Massachusetts to sing show tunes.
- Sarah Vowell

For me, football always meant that we came together as a family and,
in the summer we played football outside.
- Claudia Schiffer

I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles
and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
- William Joyce

The price of imported oil in the US doubled between
summer 2003 and summer 2005,
reducing consumers' purchasing power by more than 1
per cent of gross domestic product.
- Martin Feldstein

Whenever I was upset by something in the papers,
Jack always told me to be more tolerant,
like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.
- Jackie Kennedy

I try to do the right thing with money.
Save a dollar here and there, clip some coupons.
Buy ten gold chains instead of 20.
Four summer homes instead of eight.
- LL Cool J

Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas
and usually in Aspen in the summer.
- James Cronin

The first time I did stand-up was the summer I was 17.
- Sarah Silverman

I kept having chills.
This was in the middle of the summer and I was wearing
a sheepskin jacket and I was chilling.
I was shaking all over.
- Dick York

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
- Alfred Austin


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