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Who Said That?

What well known academic administrator said this?

"I should like to make the young gentlemen of the rising generation as unlike their fathers as possible."

Please leave your guess in the comment section below.  If you cannot help yourself and feel like you must cheat (by doing a google search), please do not ruin it for everyone else by then posting the answer!  The whole point is to make a guess.

Some have asked me to bring this Riddleblog feature back, but that will depend upon how the impatient among us behave themselves . . .  Answer to follow next week.


Reader Comments (8)

What a great question. Sadly, I cannot answer due to you sharing this at lunch at Church a few weeks ago.
March 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNate Grimsley
I'm going to guess Dewey.
March 17, 2014 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
Horace Mann?
March 17, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMike
I don't have a real guess, but I'm thinking it will be from the 1700s, maybe connected with Harvard or some other really old American university.

Or hey, maybe it's Machen?
March 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRubeRad
Dewey--that was my initial reaction.
March 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDavid M
I remember the phrase "rising generation" used in another "Who Said That?" quote. It seems to have been a favorite of smug late-19th/early-20th century modernists.

My guess: John Dewey
March 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPaul L.
Winston Churchill would be my guess.
March 19, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Q
Charles Hodge
March 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPhilip

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