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" It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of a state lies not in its machinery of government, nor even in its institutions, but in the sterling qualities of its individual citizens, in their capacity for high and unselfish effort and their devotion... "
The Biographical Record of Jasper County, Missouri - Page 424
by Malcolm G. McGregor - 1901 - 526 pages
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Some Aspects of the Greek Genius

Samuel Henry Butcher - Greece - 1893 - 321 pages
...inhabitants, not in its machinery, not in docks and arsenals, not even in its institutions ; but in the great qualities of its individual citizens, in their capacity...unselfish effort, and their devotion to the public good. SOPHOCLESi THE appearance of the first volume of a complete edition of Sophocles, by Professor Jebb,...
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The Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent, Volume 2

John McAuley Palmer - Lawyers - 1899 - 1213 pages
...good as paramount to partisanship, and who seek national prosperity, rather than self-aggrandizement. It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of...unselfish effort and their devotion to the public good. Mr. Withers was born in Garrard county, Kentucky, January 10. 1839. His father, William Withers, was...
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The Biographical Record of Clinton County, Iowa ...

Clinton County (Iowa) - 1901 - 520 pages
...prominent factor in the progress and advancement which have wrought a marvelous transformation here. It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of a state lies not in the machinery of government, nor even in its institutions, but in the sterling qualities of its individual...
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A Centennial Biographical History of Seneca County, Ohio

Seneca County (Ohio) - 1902 - 757 pages
...deceased. Our honored subject has seventeen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. PLINY TRUMBO. It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of...of its individual citizens, in their capacity for definite accomplishment and their devotion to the public godd. One of the native sons of Seneca county...
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History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the ..., Volume 3

Peter Ross - Long Island (N.Y.) - 1903
...most sightly, beautiful and well appointed in its vicinity. JAQUES S. STRYKER. It is a well-attested maxim that the greatness of a state lies not in its...unselfish effort and their devotion to the public good. Mr. Stryker is one who has through many years been an important factor in conserving the public interests....
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DELAND'S HISTORY OF JACKSON COUNTY,MICHIGAN

COLONEL CHARLES V.DELAND - 1903
...highly respected by all who know them. GEN. WILLIAM H. WITHINGTON. The greatness of a state or nation lies not in its machinery of government, nor even in its institutions, but rather in the sterling qualities of its individual citizens, in 44* GEN. W. H, WITHINGTON. 449 their...
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Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont: A Record ..., Volume 1

Hiram Carleton - Vermont - 1903
...the colonial epoch down to the present time, has been one which reflects credit on the commonwealth. It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of a state or nation lies not in the machinery of government, nor even in its institutions, but in the sterling...
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A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Elkhart County, Indiana

Anthony Deahl - Elkhart County (Ind.) - 1905 - 793 pages
...support of measures which have for their object the welfare and upbuilding of the entire community. It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of...devotion to the public good. Regarded as a citizen Mr. Thomas belongs to that class of public-spirited, useful and helpful type of men whose ambitions and...
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A History of the New California: Its Resources and People

Leigh Hadley Irvine - California - 1905
...court of Sacramento county, is one of the strong and honored representatives of the California bar. It is a well attested maxim that the greatness of...unselfish effort and their devotion to the public good. The record of Judge Hart is one which confers honor and dignity upon society, because it has been characterized...
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BIOGRAPHICAL ILLSTORY OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN

1905
...attested maxim that the greatness of the state lies not in the machinery of its government, or even its institutions, but in the sterling qualities of...unselfish effort and their devotion to the . public good. To this class belongs Myron J. Davis, who operates a splendid farm in section 20, Cold Springs township,...
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