The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to his teachers.
—Harvey Williams Cushing
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- George S. Patton American Military Leader
- Paul Dudley White American Cardiologist
- Stephen Jay Gould American Paleontologist
- Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux Scottish Jurist, Politician