Alexander Hamilton was one of the ‘Founding Fathers' of the United States. He was a famous Economist and a Political Philosopher. During the revolutionary war he joined the ‘New York Provincial Artillery Company’ and bravely fought three wars. He even led a successful raid on the British cannon. He served as an advisor to General George, wrote letters to very influential people including the state governors and powerful generals. He exercised various prominent duties including intelligence, diplomacy and negotiation. He further pursued a career in law and turned out be one of the most prominent attorneys. He was actively involved in public and political matters and was one of the most trusted advisors for the executive class. He became the first person to be chosen as a delegate for the ‘Constitutional Convention’ from New York. Here he wrote numerous essays which convinced the masses to follow the constitution and was collectively called as ‘Federalist Papers’. He further went on to become the first US Secretary of the Treasury. We have collected quotes by Alexander Hamilton which will help you understand the significance of revolting against odds. Read on the inspiring quotes and thoughts by Alexander Hamilton which have been excerpted from his writings, letters, work, books and essays.
There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism.
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.
Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.