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Patrick Henry Quotes

(1736-1799), American Orator, Patriot

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.

Category: Christians And Christianity

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.

Category: Experience

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

Category: Freedom

I know of know way of judging the future but by the past.

Category: Future

I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death.

Category: Liberty

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.

Category: Planning

Religion I have disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give to them, and that is the Christian religion. If they had that and I had not given them one cent, they would be rich. If they have not that, and I had given them the world, they would be poor.

Category: Religion

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!

Category: Slavery