Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Eugene P. Bertin, fully Eugene Peter Bertin

American Chemist, Educator, Philanthropist, Expert in X-Ray Spectrometric Analysis

"Honest work bears a lovely face for it is the father of pleasure and the mother of good fortune. It is the keystone of prosperity and the sire of fame. And best of all, work is relief from sorrow and the handmaiden of happiness."

"Learning is the heart of life - the mystical power that turns a word into a sign, a look into a smile, a house into a home, and a people into a civilization."

"Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures. "