Patrick Henry

1736 - 1799

A Quote by Patrick Henry on profit

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Caesar had his Brutus-Charles the First, his Cromwell-and George the Third-('Treason,' cried the Speaker) . . . may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it.

Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)

Source: Speech in the Virginia Convention, 1765. W. Wirt’s Patrick Henry.

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A Quote by Patrick Henry

I am not a Virginian, but an American.

Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)

Source: Speech in the Virginia Convention, September, 1774.

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A Quote by Patrick Henry on experience, future, guidance, judgment, and past

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)

Source: Speech in the Virginia Convention, March, 1775.

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A Quote by Patrick Henry on citizenship, freedom, and health

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.

Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)

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A Quote by Patrick Henry on future, judgment, and past

I have no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Patrick Henry on future, judgment, and past

I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)

Source: Speech in the Virginia Convention, March, 1775.

Contributed by: Zaady

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