Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

was an orator and politician who led the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s
You are not to inquire how your trade may be increased, nor how you are to become a great and powerful people, but how your liberties can be secured; for liberty ought to be the direct end of your government.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Tarquin and Caesar had each his Brutus--Charles the First, his
Cromwell--and George the Third--("Treason!" shouted the Speaker)
may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most
of it.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This house protected by an armed citizen. There is absolutely nothing here worth dying for.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suspicion is a virtue as long as its object is the public good, and as long as it stays within proper bounds. ... Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.More Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The question before the House is one of awful moment to this country. For my own part, I consider it as nothing less than a question of freedom or slaveryMore Patrick Henry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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