"We came to get an education in the liberal arts, or, to define it more simply, to learn how to live."
Louis Brockway, Class of 1917, Half-Century Annalist's Letter, 1967
“The chief distinction for which Hamilton College is so widely known is its production of good citizens and speakers..”
William Henry Bates, Class of 1865, Half-Century Annalist’s Letter, 1915
"Realization of the values of a Hamilton education comes slowly over time. Enclose those values in your heart and mind and never forget them. When your heart beats faster for a cause you support, remember the influence of Hamilton in making you a thinking, caring, supportive and articulate booster of a cause."
William S. Beatty, Class of 1937, Half-Century Annalist's Letter, 1987