Alexander Hamilton

There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism.

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A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.

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When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.

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I think the first duty of society is justice.

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A promise must never be broken.

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Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.

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Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will.

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There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.

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I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.

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Alexander Hamilton — quotes and aphorisms

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.

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A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.

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Unless your government is respectable, foreigners will invade your rights; and to maintain tranquillity, it must be respectable — even to observe neutrality, you must have a strong government.

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It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

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