Bergen Baldwin Evans

Bergen Baldwin
Evans
1904
1978

American Lexicographer, Author, Educator, Rhodes Scholar, Northwestern University Professor of English

Author Quotes

Wisdom is meaningless until your own experience has given it meaning - and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.

Lying is an indispensable part of making life tolerable.

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think.

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.

Leadership is more likely to be assumed by the aggressive than by the able, and those who scramble to the top are more often motivated by their own inner torments.

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.

Words are one of our chief means of adjusting to all the situations of life. The better control we have of over words, the more successful our adjustment is likely to be.

Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.

Author Picture
First Name
Bergen Baldwin
Last Name
Evans
Birth Date
1904
Death Date
1978
Bio

American Lexicographer, Author, Educator, Rhodes Scholar, Northwestern University Professor of English