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Motivational Alexander Hamilton Quotes And Sayings

Alexander Hamilton Quotes:- Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755, or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, military commander, lawyer, banker, and economist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation’s financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and the New York Post newspaper.

As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the main author of the economic policies of George Washington’s administration.

Inspirational Alexander Hamilton Quotes

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

Inspirational Alexander Hamilton Quotes

“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.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part, governed by the impulse of passion.”-Alexander Hamilton


“A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.”-Alexander Hamilton

“Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.”-Alexander Hamilton


“I think the first duty of society is justice.”-Alexander Hamilton


Famous Alexander Hamilton Quotes


“A promise must never be broken.”-Alexander Hamilton


“I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.”-Alexander Hamilton


“It’s not tyranny we desire; it’s a just, limited, federal government.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.”-Alexander Hamilton

“When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.”-Alexander Hamilton


“You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Why has the government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.”-Alexander Hamilton


“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.”-Alexander Hamilton


“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.”-Alexander Hamilton

Best Alexander Hamilton Quotes

“The honor of a nation is its life.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Why has a government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Safety from external danger is the most powerful director of national conduct. Even the ardent love of liberty will, after a time, give way to its dictates.”-Alexander Hamilton


“Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.”-Alexander Hamilton


“The inquiry constantly is what will please, not what will benefit the people. In such a government there can be nothing but temporary expedient, fickleness, and folly.”-Alexander Hamilton


“To all general purposes, we have uniformly been one people, each individual citizen everywhere enjoying the same national rights, privileges, and protection.”-Alexander Hamilton