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quote by Alexander Hamilton: In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support salary is a power over his will. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support salary is a power over his will.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: 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. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

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.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

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

--Alexander Hamilton

Longer Version:

A national debt if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing; it will be powerfull cement of our union. It will also create a necessity for keeping up taxation to a degree which without being oppressive, will be a spur to industry.


quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

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
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

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
quote by Alexander Hamilton: Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: The honor of a nation is its life. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

The honor of a nation is its life.

--Alexander Hamilton

Longer Version:

The honor of a nation is its life. Deliberately to abandon it is to commit an act of political suicide.


quote by Alexander Hamilton: A promise must never be broken. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

A promise must never be broken.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

Real liberty is neither found in despotism or the extremes of democracy, but in moderate governments.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: The nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master and deserves one. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

The nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master and deserves one.

--Alexander Hamilton
quote by Alexander Hamilton: There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. with background image: photo of author Alexander Hamilton with quote

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

--Alexander Hamilton

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