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Wikipedia Summary for Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale (June 6, 1755 – September 22, 1776) was an American Patriot, soldier and spy for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York City but was captured by the British and executed. Hale has long been considered an American hero and, in 1985, he was officially designated the state hero of Connecticut.

Quote: Every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

Every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.


Quote: I should probably bequeath the copyrights to my screenplay for Spies Like Us, just in case. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

I should probably bequeath the copyrights to my screenplay for Spies Like Us, just in case.


Quote: Liberty? Independence? Are they to remain only words? Gentlemen, let us make them fighting words! by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

Liberty? Independence? Are they to remain only words? Gentlemen, let us make them fighting words!


Quote: Hale is what he is in the American pantheon not because of what he did, but because of why he did it. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

Hale is what he is in the American pantheon not because of what he did, but because of why he did it.


Quote: I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for 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. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of Nathan Hale quote: I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for 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.- black text on quotes background

I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for 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.


Quote: Let us march immediately, and never lay down our arms until we obtain our independence. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

Let us march immediately, and never lay down our arms until we obtain our independence.


Quote: I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

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


Quote: I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends.


Quote: It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief.


Quote: I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

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


Quote: Shun all vice, especially card playing. by author Nathan Hale overlaid on photo of photo of author Nathan Hale with quote

Shun all vice, especially card playing.


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