Facts about Patrick Henry

Occup.Politician
FromUSA
BornMay 29, 1736
DiedJune 6, 1799
Aged63 years

Summary

Patrick Henry was a famous Politician from USA, who lived between May 29, 1736 and June 6, 1799. He/she became 63 years old.

Zodiac:
He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Patrick.

Related authors: Ricky Williams (Athlete), George Rogers Clark (Soldier)

19 Famous quotes by Patrick Henry

Small: If this be treason, make the most of it!
"If this be treason, make the most of it!"
Small: The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers m
"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them"
Small: I know no way of judging the future but by the past
"I know no way of judging the future but by the past"
Small: I know of no way of judging the future but by the past
"I know of no way of judging the future but by the past"
Small: Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of
"Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship"
Small: Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Alm
"Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"
Small: I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience
"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience"
Small: Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunat
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined"
Small: Give me liberty or give me death
"Give me liberty or give me death"
Small: For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth to know the w
"For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and provide for it"
Small: Fear is the passion of slaves
"Fear is the passion of slaves"
Small: Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arm
"Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?"
Small: When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the
"When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object"
Small: We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power.
"We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave"
Small: This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which w
"This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed"
Small: I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death
"I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death"
Small: I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them,
"I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion"
Small: The great object is that every man be armed
"The great object is that every man be armed"
Small: The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed
"The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed"