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Edward Everett Hale Quotes

An American author and Unitarian clergyman.
(1822 - 1909)

'Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale?' No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country.

Commerce is no missionary to carry more or better than you have at home. - But what you have at home, be it gospel, or be it drunkenness, commerce carries the world over.

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 something I can do.
[Self Acceptance]

If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.

In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.

Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds of trouble - the ones they've had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.

The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.

To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand.
[One Day]

War - hard apprenticeship of freedom.