Alexander Hamilton Quotes.
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
Man is either governed by his own laws – freedom – or the laws of another – slavery. Are you willing to become slaves? Will you give up your freedom, your life and your property without a single struggle? No man has a right to rule over his fellow creatures.
The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.
The loss of liberty to a generous mind is worse than death.
Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many.
It’s not tyranny we desire; it’s a just, limited, federal government.
The law… dictated by God Himself is, of course, superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times. No human laws are of any validity if contrary to this.
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.
We are now forming a republican government. Real liberty is never found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.
One great error is that we suppose mankind more honest than they are.
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.
Great Ambition, unchecked by principle, or the love of Glory, is an unruly Tyrant.
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
Of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people, commencing demagogues and ending tyrants.