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Эдвард Эверетт

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Edward Everett

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Фотография Эдвард Эверетт (photo Edward Everett)
   

День рождения: 11.04.1794 года
Место рождения: Дорчестер, США
Дата смерти: 15.01.1865 года
Место смерти: Бостон, США
Возраст: 70 лет

Quotes of Edward Everett

американский политический и государственный деятель, дипломат, оратор

  • ⋅Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅There is no sanctuary of virtue like home. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅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
  • ⋅Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅You shall not pile, with servile toil,
    Your monuments upon my breast,
    Nor yet within the common soil
    Lay down the wreck of power to rest,
    Where man can boast that he has trod
    On him that was "the scourge of God." /Edward Everett
  • ⋅The character, the counsels, and example of our
    Washington . . . they will guide us through the doubts and
    difficulties that beset us; they will guide our children and our
    children's children in the paths of prosperity and peace, while
    America shall hold her place in the family of nations. /Edward Everett
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  • ⋅Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood of brave men which has been shed in its defence. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Freedom may come quickly in robes of peace or after ages of conflict and war, but come it will, and abide it will, so long as the principles by which it was acquired are held sacred. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅I should be glad if I could flatter myself that I came as near the central idea of the occasion, in two hours, as you did in two minutes. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅There is no sanctuary of virtue like a home. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅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
  • ⋅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. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅What subsists to-day by violence continues to-morrow by acquiescence and is perpetuated by tradition; till at last the hoary abuse shakes the gray hairs of antiquity at us, and gives it-self out as the wisdom of ages. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Ever the characteristic manners of cowardice. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅The highest historical probability can be adduced in support of the proposition that, if it were possible to annihilate the Bible, and with it all its influences, we should destroy with it the whole spiritual system of the moral world. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅A great character, founded on the living rock of principle is, in fact, not a solitary phenomenon, to be at once perceived, limited, and described. It is a dispensation of Providence, designed to have not merely an immediate, but a continuous, progressive, and never-ending agency. It survives the man who possessed it; survives his age,--and perhaps, his country, his language. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅An earthly immortality belongs to a great and good character. History embalms it; it lives in its moral influence, in its authority, in its example, in the memory of the words and deeds in which it was manifested; and as every age adds to the illustrations of its efficacy, it may chance to be the best understood by a remote posterity. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Beneath a free government there is nothing but the intelligence of the people to keep the people's peace. Order must be preserved, not by a military police or regiments of horse-guards, but by the spontaneous concert of a well-informed population, resolved that the rights which have been rescued from despotism shall not be subverted by anarchy. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅When every brake hath found its note, and sunshine smiles in every flower. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Truth travels down from the heights of philosophy to the humblest walks of life, and up from the simplest perceptions of an awakened intellect to the discoveries which almost change the face of the world. At every stage of its progress it is genial, luminous, creative. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅This glorious union shall not perish! Precious legacy of our fathers, it shall go down honored and cherished to our children. Generations unborn shall enjoy its privileges as we have done; and if we leave them poor in all besides, we will transmit to them the boundless wealth of its blessings! /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Does it seem all but incredible to you that intelligence should travel for two thousand miles, along those slender copper lines, far down in the all but fathomless Atlantic; never before penetrated … save when some foundering vessel has plunged with her hapless company to the eternal silence and darkness of the abyss? Does it seem … but a miracle … that the thoughts of living men … should burn over the cold, green bones of men and women, whose hearts, once as warm as ours, burst as the eternal gulfs closed and /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Drop a grain of California gold into the ground, and there it will lie unchanged until the end of time; . . . drop a grain of our blessed gold [wheat] into the ground and lo! a mystery. /Edward Everett
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  • ⋅You shall not pile, with servile toil,
    Your monuments upon my breast,
    Nor yet within the common soil
    Lay down the wreck of power to rest . . . /Edward Everett
  • ⋅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
  • ⋅Agriculture seems to be the first pursuit of civilized man. It enables him to escape from the life of the savage, and wandering shepherd, into that of social man, gathered into fixed communities and surrounding himself with the comforts and blessings of neighborhood, country, and home. It is agriculture alone, that fixes men in stationary dwellings, in villages, in towns, and cities, and enables the work of civilizations, in all its branches, to go on. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. If we retrench the wages of the schoolmaster, we must raise those of the recruiting sergeant. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Literature is the voice of the age and the state; the character, energy, and resources of the country are reflected and imaged forth in the conceptions of its great minds; they are organs of the time; they speak not their own language, they scarce think their own thoughts; but under an impulse like the prophetic enthusiasm of old, they must feel and utter the sentiments which society inspires. /Edward Everett
  • ⋅Though a hundred crooked paths may conduct to a temporary success, the one plain and straight path of public and private virtue can alone lead to a pure and lasting fame and the blessings of posterity. /Edward Everett
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