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Wellington Mara

Wellington and Ann Mara in 1954
Date of birth (1916-08-14)August 14, 1916
Place of birth Rochester, New York, United States
Date of death October 25, 2005(2005-10-25) (aged 89)
Place of death Rye, New York, United States
Career information
College Fordham
Career history
As owner/administrator
1937–2005 New York Giants
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1997
Military career
Allegiance United States
Service/branch U.S. Navy
Years of service 1943–1946
Rank Lt. Commander
Battles/wars World War II

We didn't readjust our thinking or rebuild quick enough.
Maybe since I was 35 years old it was time to go upstairs.
These days I'm pretty much a businessman.
Self-justification is a treacherous servant.
Just as it had taken centuries to determine the true nature of the universe, so also the search for the beginning of human life proceeded well into the 20th century.
Wellington Mara
The Church does not pretend to be scientists. It teaches based upon what science tells it.
Wellington Mara
You can believe that he was taught to love and respect all mankind – but to fear no man.
Wellington Mara

In trying to scramble out of a hole, it sometimes digs it deeper.
I think when the bottom started to drop out, we didn't recognize it.
The Church has never changed its teaching on the sanctity of human life – it didn't make up a rule for the convenience of a particular time like a rule at a country club as the Governor would have us believe.
Wellington Mara
Pop knew absolutely nothing about pro football.
In trying to scramble out of a hole, it sometimes digs it deeper.
I always root for the defense.