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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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Record of the Descendants of Vincent Meigs: Who Came from Dorsetshire ...

Henry Benjamin Meigs - Meigs family (Vincent Meigs, 1583-1658) - 1901 - 374 pages
...were delivered by President Hadley, of Yale University, and Rossiter W. Raymond, Ph. D., of New York. If we work upon marble, it will perish ; if we work...we work upon immortal minds, if we imbue them with principles, with the just fear of God and love of our fellow-men, we engrave on those tablets something...
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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 10

Southern Educational Association - Education - 1901
...called the apostle of education. At a later day, the great Webster said in his own majestic phrase, "If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, time will efface it; if we build temples, they will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal minds — if we imbue them...
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Zion's Young People: A Magazine of Good Reading for Boys and Girls, Volume 3

1902
...»*»» \ JOHN T. MILLER, Professor of Physiology in the Latter-day Saints University, Salt Lake Vity. "If we work upon marble, it will perish; if we work upon brass, tim» will efface it; if we rear temples, fchey will crumble into dust; but if we work upon immortal...
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Departments of Labor and Health, Education and Welfare ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare, and Related Agencies Appropriations - 1964 - 885 pages
...trouble and destructlveness, that neglect of it is a serious matter. Daniel Webster put it this way : "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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Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriations for ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - 1964 - 839 pages
...or trouble and destruetiveness, neglect of it is a serious matter. Daniel Webster put it this way : "If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work upon brass, time ' efface it. If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust. But. if we work npo« men's immortal minds,...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the House Committee on Appropriations, Parts 4-5

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - Finance, Public - 1964
...and destrnctlveness. that neglect of it is a serious matter. Daniel Webster put it this way: "If wo work upon marble, it will perish. If we work upon brass, time win efface it. If we roar temples, they will crumble to dust. But, if we work щюи men's immortal...
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Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents

United States - 1991
...children and the Nation. As Daniel Webster once noted: 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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Improvement Era, Volume 12

Mormons - 1909 - 1146 pages
...value." Artificial trappings are of no real worth, remember that. If we work upon marble, it will perisn. If we work upon brass, time will efface it. If we...will crumble into dust. But if we work upon immortal miuda, imbue them with a just fear of God, and their fellow men, we inscribe upon those tablets that...
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Gerald R. Ford: Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and ..., Book 2

United States. President (1974-1977 : Ford) - Presidents - 1977
...It is a wonderful, worthy spirit — a spirit to which Daniel Webster gave expression when he wrote: "If we work upon marble, it will perish. If we work...temples, they will crumble into dust. But if we work upon men's immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with the just fear of God and love of...
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The Presidential Campaign, 1976, Volume 2

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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