Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

was an orator and politician who led the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s
It is the business of a virtuous clergy to censure vice in every appearance of it.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss. Ask yourselves how this gracious reception of our petition comports with those warlike preparations which cover our waters and darken our land. Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled, that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugationthe last arguments to which kings resort.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
. . . Virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone that renders us invincible. These are the tactics we should study. If we lose these, we are conquered, fallen indeed . . . so long as our manners and principles remain sound, there is no danger.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The great pillars of all government and of social life [are] virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone, that renders us invincible.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Adversity toughens manhood, and the characteristic of the good or the great man is not that he has been exempt from the evils of life, but that he has surmounted them.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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