Alexander Hamilton Quotes.
The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
It’s not tyranny we desire; it’s a just, limited, federal government.
That experience is the parent of wisdom is an adage the truth of which is recognized by the wisest as well as the simplest of mankind.
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.
The loss of liberty to a generous mind is worse than death.
A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free government.
When a government betrays the people by amassing too much power and becoming tyrannical, the people have no choice but to exercise their original right of self-defense вЂ” to fight the government.
Remember civil and religious liberty always go together: if the foundation of the one be sapped, the other will fall of course.
Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
We are now forming a republican government. Real liberty is never found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.
Great Ambition, unchecked by principle, or the love of Glory, is an unruly Tyrant.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
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