Patrick Henry Quotes

Most popular Patrick Henry Quotes

Give me liberty or give me death!
— Patrick Henry
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided and that is the lamp of experience.
— Patrick Henry
Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigour of commerce as it is to the health and vigour of citizenship.
— Patrick Henry

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

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

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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!
— Patrick Henry

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