Alexander Hamilton Quotes.
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.
The loss of liberty to a generous mind is worse than death.
We are now forming a republican government. Real liberty is never found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.
Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many.
Foreign influence is truly the Grecian horse to a republic. We cannot be too careful to exclude its influence.
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.
It’s not tyranny we desire; it’s a just, limited, federal government.
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
Americans rouse – be unanimous, be virtuous, be firm, exert your courage, trust in Heaven, and nobly defy the enemies both of God and man!
One great error is that we suppose mankind more honest than they are.
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.
The people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.
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.
The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
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.