Thomas Francis Meagher Quotes

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Born: August 3, 1823, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
Birth Country: Ireland
Died: Missouri River, USA, July 1, 1867
Occupation: Politician, Military

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

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