Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Patrick Henry Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
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.
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.
Shall we, who have laid the proud British lion at our feet, now be afraid of his whelps?
The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.
Give me liberty or give me death.
If this be treason, make the most of it!
Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?
Fear is the passion of slaves.
It is a debt we owe to the purity of our religion to show that it is at variance with that law which warrants slavery.
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.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I am not a Virginian but an American.
I have had many anxieties for our commonwealth, principally occasioned by the depreciation of our money.
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object.
Would any one believe that I am master of slaves by my own purchase? I am drawn along by the general inconvenience of living without them.
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.
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!
It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she allures us to our death.