Who the heck is Alexander Hamilton?

Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman, politician, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Books by Alexander Hamilton

Quotes by Alexander Hamilton

“A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.”

Alexander Hamilton

“A powerful, victorious ally is yet another name for master.”

Alexander Hamilton

“A strong body makes the mind strong.”

Alexander Hamilton

“A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.”

Alexander Hamilton

“Caution and investigation are a necessary armor against error and imposition.”

Alexander Hamilton The Federalist Papers

“Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many.”

Alexander Hamilton

“Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.”

Alexander Hamilton

“I have thought it my duty to exhibit things as they are, not as they ought to be.”

Alexander Hamilton

“I never expect a perfect work from an imperfect man.”

Alexander Hamilton

“If we must have an enemy at the head of government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible.”

Alexander Hamilton

“Men are reasoning rather than reasonable animals.”

Alexander Hamilton

“Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this; when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.”

Alexander Hamilton

“The art of reading is to skip judiciously.”

Alexander Hamilton

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

Alexander Hamilton

“Those who stand for nothing fall for everything.”

Alexander Hamilton Writings

“When avarice takes the lead in a state, it is commonly the forerunner of its fall.”

Alexander Hamilton

“Who talks most about freedom and equality? Is it not those who hold the bill of rights in one hand and a whip for affrighted slaves in the other?”

Alexander Hamilton