Edmund Pendleton Quotes (1 quote)
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”
Earliest attribution found in: The Pleasures of Life, Part II (1889) by Sir John Lubbock
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
―Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), 1943
Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEdmund Pendleton
Born: September 9, 1721
Died: October 23, 1803 (aged 82)
Occupation: Politician, lawyer, judge
Bio: Edmund Pendleton was a Virginia politician, lawyer and judge, active in the American Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Virginia legislature before and during the War. Pendleton attended the First Continental Congress alongside George Washington and Patrick Henry as Virginia's delegates and he led the conventions wherein Virginia declared independence and adopted the U.S. Constitution.