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An American encyclopedia editor and essayist, he is known for works such as Outlines of General History (1900), Imaginary Obligations (1904), and Constrained Attitudes (1910). He taught history and economics at Amherst College, Barnard College, and New York University.
In 1888, he graduated from Columbia University. Several years later, he became an editor for the International Cyclopedia.
He worked as an editor for the International Year Book.
He was born and raised in Washington, D. C. In the 1880s, he attended college in New York City.
He and Joseph Gordon both attended Columbia University.
How did Frank Moore Colby die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||February 10, 1865|
|Death date||March 3, 1926|
|Place of death||New York, New York, United States|
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Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?Frank Moore Colby
We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.Frank Moore Colby
I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.Frank Moore Colby
Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?Frank Moore Colby
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.Frank Moore Colby