Samuel E. Morison Quotes

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Born: 1887-07-09, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Boston, Massachusetts, 1976-05-15

1.
In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not.
- Samuel E. Morison

2.
With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
- Samuel E. Morison

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