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


Words spoken by the patriot Nathan Hale, who was executed as a spy by the British in 1776.

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WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

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