Peter Stuyvesant Quotes

Who is Peter Stuyvesant?

Peter Stuyvesant was a Dutch settler and a major figure in the early history of New York City.

Born January 01, 1612
Died January 01, 1672

Books by Peter Stuyvesant


Best 6 Quotes by Peter Stuyvesant

“I am sustained by the tranquility of an upright and loyal heart.”

Peter Stuyvesant

“I value the blood of one Christian more than that of a hundred Indians.”

Peter Stuyvesant

“Nothing is of greater importance than the right early instruction of youth.”

Peter Stuyvesant

“Our little force will march on tomorrow or the day after.”

Peter Stuyvesant

“The Jews who have arrived would nearly all like to remain here.”

Peter Stuyvesant

“Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.”

Peter Stuyvesant