Edward Everett Quotes & Sayings

15 most famous Edward Everett quotes and sayings (statesman). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“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.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood of brave men which has been shed in its defence.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive.”
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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.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“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.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“I will not refuse to do something that I can do.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“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.”
Edward Everett Quotes
“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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