Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Charles Seymour

American Academic, Historian and President of Yale University

"We shall seek the truth and endure the consequences."

"Consideration is not merely a matter of emotional goodwill but of intellectual vigor and moral self-sacrifice. Wisdom must combine with sympathy. That is why consideration underlies the phrase "a scholar and a gentleman," which really sums up the ideal of the output of a college education."