In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner’s heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.
No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
The road to success is always under construction.- Lily Tomlin
Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.- Frank Ocean
May my enemies live long life to see my success.- Unknown
The best revenge is massive success.- Frank Sinatra
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|Birth:||24th January, 1835|
|Death:||26th July, 1902|
He was born in on January 24, 1835 in Derby, Vermont, and he studied with Andrew Dickson White, Cornell's first president, at the University of Michigan, from where he graduated in 1861. Adams was then assistant professor of Latin and history at Michigan from 1863 to 1867, and full professor of history from 1867 to 1885. Having studied in Germany, France, and Italy in 1867 and 1868, he followed the German method of instruction, and in 1869 and 1870 established an historical seminary which proved of great value in promoting the study of history and political science. In 1881 he was made non-resident professor of history at Cornell, and in 1885 succeeded White as president of Cornell. He was forced to resign at Cornell due to conflicts with the faculty over honorary degrees and control of faculty appointments.
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