Horatio Nelson Quotes (79 quotes)
“The Neapolitan officers did not lose much honour, for God knows they had not much to lose - but they lost all they had.”
After a French rout of the Neapolitan army (1798)
On being welcomed on arrival in Great Yarmouth, in his home county
“It is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you! I would not be elsewhere for thousands.”
At the Battle of Copenhagen (2 April 1801)
Life of Nelson Vol. I, Ch. 4 : In the battle off Cape Vincent, giving order for boarding the San Josef
Laughton, John Knox (ed.) Letters and Despatches of Horatio, Viscount Nelson, K.B. London: Longmans, Green, and Co.. 1886, p. 99.
Before the battle of Trafalgar - The Battle of Trafalgar (October 21, 1805)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHoratio Nelson
Born: September 29, 1758
Died: October 21, 1805 (aged 47)
Bio: Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, was a flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He was noted for his inspirational leadership and superb grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics, which resulted in a number of decisive naval victories.