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Alexander Hamilton Quotes and Sayings
“A promise must never be broken”
“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” – Alexander Hamilton
“The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.” – Alexander Hamilton
“It has been frequently remarked, that it seems to have been reserved to the people of this country to decide, by their conduct and example, the important question, whether societies of men are really capable or not, of establishing good government from reflection and choice, or whether they are forever destined to depend, for their political constitutions, on accident and force.” – Alexander Hamilton
“Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing”
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. – Alexander Hamilton
We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided. – Alexander Hamilton
When occasions present themselves, in which the interests of the people are at variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests, to withstand the temporary delusion, in order to give them time and opportunity for more cool and sedate reflection. – Alexander Hamilton
“Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives”
“A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.”
Your people, sir, is nothing but a great beast! – Alexander Hamilton
“The instrument by which it [government] must act are either the AUTHORITY of the laws or FORCE. If the first be destroyed, the last must be substituted; and where this becomes the ordinary instrument of government there is an end to liberty!” – Alexander Hamilton
The system is the best that the present views and circumstances of the country will permit. – Alexander Hamilton
“When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation”
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician. Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden. – Alexander Hamilton
“A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.”
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. – Alexander Hamilton
“It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.”
“You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.”
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
Power over a man’s subsistence amounts to power over his will.
It is of the nature of war to increase the executive at the expense of the legislative authority.
The truth is, after all the declamations we have heard, that the Constitution is itself, in every rational sense, and to every useful purpose, A BILL OF RIGHTS
The propriety of a law, in a constitutional light, must always be determined by the nature of the powers upon which it is founded.