Nathan Hale Quote

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 "Captain Nathan Hale (1755 - 1776)" by Rev. Edward Everett Hale

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...