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" If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men,... "
Wisdom of the Wise: Pithy and Pointed Sayings of the Best Authors - Page 43
by Caroline Louisa Hunt - 1891 - 95 pages
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The Presidential Campaign 1976: President Gerald R. Ford. 2. v

Presidents - 1979
...highest standards in every aspect of American life. As Daniel Webster once wrote — and I quote — "If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we work upon men's immortal minds, if we embue them with high principles, with a just...
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The Art of Successful Teaching: A Blend of Content & Context

Tim Lautzenheiser - Education - 1992 - 239 pages
...it." Winning and first place are only the same if you let them be the same; the choice is yours. 220 "If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, time will efface it... but if we work upon immortal minds, we engrave on those tablets something which will brighten all eternity....
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1992 - 520 pages
...the result of his mental activity. Mind 1 198 If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work on brass, time will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we work on men's immortal minds, if we impress on them high principles, the just fear...
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Touching Heaven

Lee Roberson - Sermons, American - 2000 - 206 pages
...forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. It was Daniel Webster who said: If you work upon marble, it will perish. If we work upon...we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with a just fear of God and love of their fellowmen, we engrave on those tablets something...
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Nursing Education: An International Perspective

T. G. Mashaba, Hilla Brink - Medical - 1994 - 332 pages
...them, possibly for the rest of their lives. Webster, quoted by Heidgerken (1965, p. 53), puts it well: If we work upon marble it will perish. If we work upon brass time will efface it ... But if we work upon men's immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles . . . we engrave...
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Heroes and Saints: More Stories of People Who Made a Difference

Max L. Christensen - Religion - 1997 - 124 pages
...printed. The name McGuffey points not just to an era but to a special quality in American education. If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we work upon men's immortal minds, If we imbue them with high principles, With the...
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Heroes and Saints: More Stories of People Who Made a Difference

Max L. Christensen - Religion - 1997 - 124 pages
...printed. The name McGuffey points not just to an era but to a special quality in American education. If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...will efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But if we work upon men's immortal minds, If we imbue them with high principles, With the...
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Living Lights, Shining Stars

Norvel Young - Religion - 2010 - 237 pages
...be readers and learners too. As Daniel Webster said, "If we work upon marble, it will perish; if on brass, time will efface it; if we rear temples, they...crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds, and imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow men, we engrave on...
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Those Who Care Teach

Sarah Hupp - Religion - 1999
...many witnesses, these entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also. 2Timothy2:2NASB If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work...we rear temples, they will crumble into dust. But . f; <• ... if we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with the just...
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African Perspectives in American Higher Education: Invisible Voices

Festus E. Obiakor, Jacob U. Gordon - Education - 2003 - 139 pages
...philosophy in this respect was similar to a quote that I have heard from Daniel Webster: "If we work on marble it will perish, if we work upon brass time...crumble into dust. But if we work upon immortal minds and impart into them just principles, we are then engraving upon tablet that will not perish but brighten...
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