Quotes by Alexander Hamilton a statesperson and one of the founder fathers of united stated. Most of Alexander Hamilton quotes is on constitution, democracy, life and independence.
He was president of George Washington and 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was also president of John Adams & Egbert Bensonor. Alexander Hamilton born on January 11, 1755 or 1757 in Charlestown, Nevis, British Leeward Islands and died July 12, 1804
New York City, New York.
35 Famous Inspirational Quotes by Alexander Hamilton:
1.The constitution shall never be construed…to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
2. Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many.
3. Those who stand for nothing fall for everything.
4. A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
5. The art of reading is to skip judiciously.
6. I never expect a perfect work from an imperfect man.
7. A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.
8. Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.
9. Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.
10. I have thought it my duty to exhibit things as they are, not as they ought to be.
11. Men are reasoning rather than reasonable animals.
12. The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.
13. A powerful, victorious ally is yet another name for master.
14. For in politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
15. If we must have an enemy at the head of government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible.
16. Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.
17. Vigor of government is essential to the security of liberty.
18. Divide et impera must be the motto of every nation that either hates or fears us.
19. Who talks most about freedom and equality? Is it not those who hold the bill of rights in one hand and a whip for affrighted slaves in the other?
20. When avarice takes the lead in a state, it is commonly the forerunner of its fall.
21. “Caution and investigation are a necessary armor against error and imposition.
22. There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism
23. Nature of war to increase the executive at the expense of the legislative authority.
24. If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
25. A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
26. Safety from external danger is the most powerful director of national conduct.
27. Experience is the oracle of truth; and where its responses are unequivocal, they ought to be conclusive and sacred.
28. But this is a thing more ardently to be wished than seriously to be expected.
29. If the sword of oppression be permitted to lop off one limb without opposition, reiterated strokes will soon dismember the whole body.
30. Real firmness is good for every thing—Strut is good for nothing.
31. In proportion as I discover the worthlessness of other pursuits, the value of my Eliza and of domestic happiness rises in my estimation.
32. Am I then more of an American than those who drew their first breath on American Ground?
33. But the most common and durable source of factions has been the various and unequal distribution of property.
34. No man ought certainly to be a judge in his own cause, or in any cause in respect to which he has the least interest or bias.
35. The fate of an empire in many respects the most interesting in the world.