Harvard

Famous quotes containing the word harvard:

    President Lowell of Harvard appealed to students ‘to prepare themselves for such services as the Governor may call upon them to render.’ Dean Greenough organized an ‘emergency committee,’ and Coach Fisher was reported by the press as having declared, ‘To hell with football if men are needed.’
    —For the State of Massachusetts, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    And the Harvard students in the brick
    hallowed houses studied Sappho in cement rooms.
    And this Sappho danced on the grass
    and danced and danced and danced.
    It was a death dance.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Our eldest boy, Bob, has been away from us nearly a year at school, and will enter Harvard University this month. He promises very well, considering we never controlled him much.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)