Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

American statesman

Lived from: 1757-1804

Category: Politics

Quotes: Alexander Hamilton

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    A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
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    A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
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    Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
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    Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
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    Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.
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    I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
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    I think the first duty of society is justice.
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    In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
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    In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
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    In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
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    In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary) is a power over his will.
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    In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
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    It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.
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    It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
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    Learn to think continentally.
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