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'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.''To British General Howe Before he hung for spying
There, I guess King George will be able to read thatUpon Signing the declaration of Independence
We came equals into this world, and equals shall we go out of it.Address to the Constitutional Convention 1787, only slave owner other then GW to denounce slavery
'The jury has the right to judge both the law as well as the fact in controversy.'Georgia v. Brailsford, 1794
I Pray Heaven to Bestow The Best of Blessing on THIS HOUSE, and on ALL that shall hereafter Inhabit it. May none but Honest and Wise Men ever rule under This Roof!Letter to wife Nov. 2nd 1800
I am exceedingly distressed at the proceedings of the Convention—being ... almost sure, they will ... lay the foundation of a Civil War.”Address to the Constitutional Convention 1787, Coined the term 'Gerrymandering'
I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground that 'all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states...Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank, February 15, 1791
The general object was to produce a cure for the evils under which the United States labored; that in tracing these evils to their origins, every man had found it in the turbulenceTalking about the goal of the Constitutional Convention, Proposed the Virginia plan
But as the plan of the convention aims only at a partial union or consolidation, the State governments would clearly retain all the rights of sovereignty which they before hadFederalist No. 32, January 3, 1788, He wrote over half the Federalist papers
America united with a handful of troops, or without a single soldier, exhibits a more forbidding posture to foreign ambition than America disunited, with a hundred thousand veteranFederalist No. 14, November 30, 1787, He was a President
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Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.After the signing of treaty of Paris 1783, Not an American
This magistrate is not the king. The people are the kingHe was everything but a Gouverneur, well kinda
Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise Advice to a Young Tradesman, 1748
A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy.Letter to James Warren, February 12, 1779
“I knew what they were after; that I had alarmed the country all the way up, that their boats were caught aground, and I should have 500 men there soon. 1775 letter to wife about Lexington and Concord
'Tis folly in one Nation to look for disinterested favors from another; that it must pay with a portion of its Independence for whatever it may accept under that character;Farewell Address, September 19, 1796
But where says some is the King of America? I'll tell you Friend, he reigns above, and doth not make havoc of mankind like the Royal Brute of Britain...let it be brought forthCommon Sense, 1776
To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them. Address to the Constitutional Convention 1787, His son is known better
I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death. Address to the Virginia House of Burgesses 1775
“All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination.”Speaking on behalf of the Sherman plan for the Union, 1787

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