John Edward Gray, British botanist qoutes, and bio, motivation

John Edward Gray, FRS was a British zoologist. He was the elder brother of zoologist George Robert Gray and son of the pharmacologist and botanist Samuel Frederick Gray. The standard author abbreviation J.E.Gray is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.

Born: 12 February 1800, Walsall
Died: 7 March 1875, London
Siblings: George Robert Gray
Parents: Samuel Frederick Gray
Partner: Maria Emma Gray (1826–)
Edited works: List of Mollusca and Shells in the Collection of the British Museum, MORE
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Illustrations of Indian Zoology: Chiefly Selected from the Collection of Major-General Hardwicke .. (1830)
Illustrations of Indian Zoology…
1830
The Animal Kingdom (1827)
The Animal Kingdom
1827
Synopsis Reptillium: Or, Short Descriptions of the Species of Reptiles (1831)
Synopsis Reptillium: Or, Short…
1831
Address to the Zoological and Botanical Section at the opening of the thirty-fourth meeting of the British Association, in Bath, September 15, 1864 (1864)
Address to the Zoologic…
1864

‘The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime’

Cornel West – Love courage and hope powerful message !!! Motivational bio

Never forget justice is what love looks like in public. Cornel West

Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, and public intellectual. The grandson of a Baptist minister, West focuses on the role of race, gender, and class in American society and the means by which people act and react to their “radical conditionedness.”

Cornel Ronald West is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, and public intellectual.

“We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.”

“You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people. You can’t save the people if you don’t serve the people.”
― Cornel West

“To be a Christian is to live dangerously, honestly, freely – to step in the name of love as if you may land on nothing, yet to keep on stepping because the something that sustains you no empire can give you and no empire can take away.”
― Cornel West

Notable work:Race Matters (1994), Democracy Matters (2004)

John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton. Motivational Quotes


Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, 13th Marquess of Groppoli, better known as Lord Acton, politician, and writer. He was the only son of Sir Ferdinand Dalberg-Acton, 7th Baronet, and a grandson of the Neapolitan admiral and prime minister Sir John Acton, 6th Baronet.

Great men are are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority.

There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it.