Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Charles Kendall Adams

American Educator and Historian, President of Cornell University and President of the University of Wisconsin

"No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction."

"No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines greatness."