Choose language

Forgot your password?

Need a Spoofbox account? Create one for FREE!

No subscription or hidden extras


Thomas Francis Meagher

Read through the most famous quotes from Thomas Francis Meagher

A good government may, indeed, redress the grievances of an injured people; but a strong people can alone build up a great nation.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#build #good #good government #government #great

A jury of my countrymen, it is true, have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted. For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#crime #entertain #feeling #found #guilty

Great interests demand great safeguards.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#great #interests #safeguards

I have done what I felt to be my duty.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#duty #felt #i

Judged by the law of England, I know this crime entails upon me the penalty of death; but the history of Ireland explains that crime and justifies it.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#death #england #entails #explains #history

The dependence of one people upon another, even for the benefits of legislation, is the deepest source of national weakness.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#benefits #deepest #dependence #even #legislation

The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate. Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#hereafter #may #nation #national #prosperity

The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.

— Thomas Francis Meagher

#convicted #duty #ennobled #guilt #i

About Thomas Francis Meagher

Thomas Francis Meagher Quotes

Did you know about Thomas Francis Meagher?

In June 1846 the administration of Sir Robert Peel’s Tory Ministry fell and the Liberals under Lord John Russell came to power. Immigration to the United States
Meagher arrived in New York City in May 1852. The infant son was buried at St.

Army and rose to the rank of brigadier general. At the beginning of the American Civil War Meagher joined the U. There Meagher studied law worked as a journalist and traveled to present lectures on the Irish cause and married for a second time.

back to top