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Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

The noblest contribution which any man can make for the benefit of posterity, is that of character. The richest bequest which any man can leave to the youth of his native land, is that of a shining, spotless example. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

Without Virginia, as we must all acknowledge
without her Patrick Henry among the people, her Lees and Jefferson in the forum, and her Washington in the field
I will not say that the cause of American liberty and American independence must have been ultimately defeated
no, no, there was no ultimate defeat for that cause in the decrees of the Most High; but it must have been delayed, postponed, perplexed, and to many eyes and hearts rendered seemingly hopeless. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

In what region of the earth ever so remote from us, in what corner of creation ever so far out of the range of our communication, does not some burden lightened, some bond loosened, some yoke lifted, some labor better remunerated, some new hope for despairing hearts, some new light or new liberty for the benighted or the oppressed, bear witness this day, and trace itself, directly or indirectly, back to the impulse given to the world by the successful establishment and operation of free institutions on this American continent? — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

Our country - whether bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described, and be the measurements more or less; - still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts, and to be defended by all our hands. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Winthrop White

Technology shapes society and society shapes technology. — Robert Winthrop White

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled, either by a power within them, or by a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible, or by the bayonet. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

A star for every State, and a State for every star. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Robert Charles Winthrop

The poor must be wisely visited and liberally cared for, so that mendicity shall not be tempted into mendacity, nor want exasperated into crime. — Robert Charles Winthrop

Robert C Winthrop Quotes By Emery Lee

Son of a beast tried to bite me when I turned my back to the billets!" ...
Nostrils flaring and ears pinned, the grey repeated the offense.
"He wants another go at it. Be a sport ol' man!" Robert chortled. The indignant Scotsman threw the reins in his face, tromping off to collect the major's horse.
"I wonder was it reward or punishment Winthrop had in mind in allowing you to keep that brute?" Drake innocently inquired.
"He only eats Scotsman," Robert quipped. — Emery Lee