You are here: Home / Blogs at Gustavus / Gustavus Sesquicentennial / Words of Wisdom Posted on October 26th, 2011 by Maggie Hedlund “The road lies forward now! We must honor the past by investing our energies in larger dreams and by giving ourselves to larger attainments…” -Dr. Edgar A. Carlson, Oct. 31, 1944, Quarterly Tweet Categories: Daily Factoid, GAC150, Timeline, WednesdayTags: 1944, Edgar Carlson, GAC150, president, Quote, timeline 2 Comments Anna Swenson says: October 26, 2011 at 9:29 pm Honoring the past by investing in the future is a great way to think about what is coming up next in our lives. I had never thought about it like that before! Sean Tessmer says: October 27, 2011 at 9:22 am I’m noticing a lot of these come from Edgar Carlson. Seems like a smart guy…no wonder we talk about him so much at Gustavus and more than one building has the name Carlson attached to it.