Quotes by Edward Everett

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Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Everett was elected to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate, and also served as President of Harvard University, United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Britain, and Governor of Massachusetts before being appointed United States Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Webster.

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Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.

There is no sanctuary of virtue like home.