George santayana

Explore the profound thoughts and timeless wisdom of George Santayana. Discover his most inspiring quotes and gain insights into life, philosophy, and human nature.
Quote: “Don’t fire ‘til you see the whites of their eyes!” Where it came from: Usually William Prescott is credited with saying this at the 1775 battle of Bunker Hill: “Don’t fire ‘til you see the whites of their eyes. Then, fire low!” Boston, Statue, Great Man Theory, Frederick The Great, American Revolutionary War, American War, American War Of Independence, Groton Massachusetts, Early American

Listverse has published a couple of fine lists on misquotes from Shakespeare, movies and other subjects. What follows is a list of 15 of the more notable political and military misquotes. Sources I used were some books from my shelves, Snopes.com, the New York Times and good ol’ Google. Quote numbers 15-11 are usually attributed

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