Motivational Quotes from Benjamin Jowett

Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.

Benjamin Jowett

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.

Benjamin Jowett

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

Benjamin Jowett

There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants – more than anything else – to become rich. As long as they don’t have the money, it’ll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they’ll understand how important other things are – and have always been.

Benjamin Jowett

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.

Benjamin Jowett

To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.

Benjamin Jowett

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality.

Benjamin Jowett

You’ve got to be success minded. You’ve got to feel that things are coming your way when you’re out selling; otherwise, you won’t be able to sell anything.

Benjamin Jowett

One man is as good as another until he has written a book.

Benjamin Jowett

Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge.

Benjamin Jowett

You must believe in God, in spite of what the clergy say.

Benjamin Jowett

Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.

Benjamin Jowett

My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tells you.

Benjamin Jowett

Young men make great mistakes in life; for one thing, they idealize love too much.

Benjamin Jowett

Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard.

Benjamin Jowett