Liberty Hyde Bailey Quotes

The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.





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Liberty Hyde Bailey
Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • Born: March 15, 1858
  • Died: December 25, 1954
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Scientist

Liberty Hyde Bailey was an American horticulturist and botanist who was cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science.:10–15 Bailey is credited with being instrumental in starting agricultural extension services, the 4-H movement, the nature study movement, parcel post and rural electrification. He was considered the father of rural sociology and rural journalism.