Натан Хэйл цитаты

Натан Хэйл фото
1  0

Натан Хэйл

Дата рождения: 6. Июнь 1755
Дата смерти: 22. Сентябрь 1776

Реклама

Натан Хейл — солдат Континентальной армии во время американской Войны за независимость.

Цитаты Натан Хэйл

„I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.“

— Nathan Hale
Context: I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary. If the exigencies of my country demand a peculiar service, its claim to perform that service are imperious. Statement to Captain William Hull prior to his spying mission, as quoted in [http://www.connecticutsar.org/patriots/hale_nathan.htm "Captain Nathan Hale (1755 - 1776)"] by Rev. Edward Everett Hale

„I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.“

— Nathan Hale
Last words before being hanged by the British as a spy, (September 22, 1776), according to the account by William Hull based on reports by British Captain John Montresor who was present and who spoke to Hull under a flag of truce the next day: