Prize Day  1960  Lord Birkett                                                              Speech days         Home Page

There was no success that was complete unless integrity of mind could be added to it...." he thought "the mastery of English was the greatest accomplishment commending ability to speak in public and priovate.  In days of television, radio and technology all that came from the written word should not be cast away.  Things which lasted and sustained came from appreciation of words and valuing of language."