Edward Everett Hale
American author, historian and Unitarian minister (1822-1909)
Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian, and Unitarian minister, best known for his writings such as "The Man Without a Country", published in Atlantic Monthly, in support of the Union during the Civil War. He was the grand-nephew of Nathan Hale, the American spy during the Revolutionary War.
Edward Everett Hale Quotes
Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out and when it does come, it is out again immediately.
The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
You and I must not complain if our plans break down if we have done our part. That probably means that the plans of One who knows more than we do have succeeded.
He loved his country as no other man has loved her, but no man deserved less at her hands.
Behind all these men you have to do with, behind officers, and government, and people even, there is the country herself, your country, and ... you belong to her as you belong to your own mother. Stand by her, boy, as you would stand by your mother.
I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something I can do.