Quotations by James Bryant Conant
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Born: Sunday, March 26, 1893
Died: Saturday, February 11, 1978 (84 years old)
Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface.
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance.
(Keywords: Life, Performance, Aristocracy, Excellence)
Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea.
(Keywords: Life, Idea)