Edward Everett Hale

Edward Everett
Hale
1822
1909

American Author, Historian and Unitarian Clergyman, noted child prodigy who exhibited extraordinary literary skills and at age thirteen was enrolled at Harvard University where he graduated second in his class

Author Quotes

To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand.

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.

If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.

The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life.

The worst use you can make of a man is to put him in prison.

Fools measure actions after they are done by the event; wise men beforehand, by the rules of reason and right. The former look to the end to judge of the act. Let me look to the act, and leave the end to God.

Look up, and not down; look forward, and not back; look out, an not in; and lend a hand

We should never attempt to bear more than one kind of trouble at once. Some people bear three kinds - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have.

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.

Author Picture
First Name
Edward Everett
Last Name
Hale
Birth Date
1822
Death Date
1909
Bio

American Author, Historian and Unitarian Clergyman, noted child prodigy who exhibited extraordinary literary skills and at age thirteen was enrolled at Harvard University where he graduated second in his class