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Thomas Francis Meagher – 3 Quotes


3 Quotes by 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

I now bid farewell to the country of my birth – of my passions – of my death a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies – whose factions I sought to quell – whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim – whose freedom has been my fatal dream.

– Thomas Francis Meagher

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