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America
Engrave this Quote The history of the building of the American nation may justly be described as a laboratory experiment in understanding and in solving the problems that will confront the world tomorrow.
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-Nicholas Murray Butler
Engrave this Quote America is the best half-educated country in the world.
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Epitaphs
Engrave this Quote The epitaphs on tombstones of a great many people should read: Died at thirty, and buried at sixty.
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Expertise
Engrave this Quote An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.
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Mathematics
Engrave this Quote The analytical geometry of Descartes and the calculus of Newton and Leibniz have expanded into the marvelous mathematical method
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-Nicholas Murray Butler, The Meaning of Education and Other Essays and Addresses (p. 45)
Men
Engrave this Quote The one serious conviction that a man should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.
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Optimism
Engrave this Quote Optimism is the foundation of courage.
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Thought
Engrave this Quote Perhaps we should comprehend these things better were it not for the persistence of the superstition that human beings habitually think. There is no more persistent superstition than this. Linn
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-Nicholas Murray Butler, The Revolt of the Unfit from 'Why Should We Change Our Form of Government', 1912

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