Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

was an orator and politician who led the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s
The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is natural to man to indulge in the illusion of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, till she transforms us into beasts.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I know of know way of judging the future but by the past.More Patrick Henry quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The battle, Sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, Sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable; and let it come! I repeat, Sir, let it come!More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided; and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.More Patrick Henry quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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