Facts about Edward Everett

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Edward Everett was a famous Statesman from USA, who lived between April 11, 1794 and January 15, 1865. He/she became 70 years old.

Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Edward, under the main topic Education.

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Famous quotes by Edward Everett (16)


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"I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor"
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"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army"
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"There were speeches made in Congress in the very last session before the outbreak of the Rebellion, so ferocious as to show that their authors were under the influence of a real frenzy"
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"The heart of the People, North and South, is for the Union"
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"I will not refuse to do something that I can do"
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"And now the momentous day, a day to be forever remembered in the annals of the country, arrived. Early in the morning on the 1st of July the conflict began"
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"That a great battle must soon be fought no one could doubt; but, in the apparent and perhaps real absence of plan on the part of Lee, it was impossible to foretell the precise scene of the encounter"
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"There is no sanctuary of virtue like home"
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"Not a moment had been lost by General Hooker in the pursuit of Lee"
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"In Italy, on the breaking up of the Roman Empire, society might be said to be resolved into its original elements, - into hostile atoms, whose only movement was that of mutual repulsion"
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"General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged with a force which greatly outnumbered his own, and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell, mortally wounded, at the head of his advance"
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"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army"
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"It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense, and in the most honorable manner"
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"God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood of brave men which has been shed in its defence"
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"Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive"
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"In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington, and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862, it was determined by the Rebel government last summer to resume the offensive in that direction"


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