Horatio Nelson Quotes
'Desperate affairs require desperate measures.'
'England expects that every man will do his duty.'
'Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon'
'My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied'
'Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat'
'Milford Haven - the finest port of Christendom'
Born in Burnham Market, Norfolk
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