Best 40 of Hamilton quotes - MyQuotes
I am notorious. I will go down in history as another Lady Hamilton.
Jonah peered critically up at the Renaissance masterpiece. "Man, those copies don't due it justice. This one's the truth!" "Only a Janus," groaned Hamilton.
Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.
Madison loathed Hamilton and loved Jefferson above all.
love is love is love is love is love
The promise of liberty is not written in blood or engraved in stone, it's embroidered into the fabric of our nation.
Joseph J. Ellis
Burr had the dark and severe coloring of his Edwards ancestry, with black hair receding from the forehead and dark brown, almost black, eyes that suggested a cross between an eagle and a raven. Hamilton had a light peaches and cream complexion with violet-blue eyes and auburn-red hair, all of which came together to suggest an animated beam of light to Burr’s somewhat stationary shadow.
Outcome-oriented China has enjoyed the fruits of Hamiltonian prosperity; nevertheless, it also endured great human sacrifice and personal agonies along the way to affluence.
[Alexander] Hamilton estimated portrait painters as thieves of time.
The Hulk before intermission, Bruce Banner after it.
..,No love cannot leave where there is no trust..,~cupid and psyche..,"Greek mythology of Edith Hamilton
Those then, who resist a confirmation of public order, are the true Artificers of monarchy—not that this is the intention of the generality of them. Yet it would not be difficult to lay the finger upon some of their party who may justly be suspected. When a man unprincipled in private life desperate in his fortune, bold in his temper, possessed of considerable talents, having the advantage of military habits—despotic in his ordinary demeanour—known to have scoffed in private at the principles of liberty—when such a man is seen to mount the hobby horse of popularity—to join in the cry of danger to liberty—to take every opportunity of embarrassing the General Government & bringing it under suspicion—to flatter and fall in with all the non sense of the zealots of the day—It may justly be suspected that his object is to throw things into confusion that he may “ride the storm and direct the whirlwind.
When my prayers to God were met with indifference, I picked up a pen, I wrote my own deliverance
The past places no absolute limit on the future.
I'd like to see the first act of Sunday in the Park with George, and the second act of Hamilton. Every day.
I am the one thing in life I can control. I am inimitable. I am an original
The Hamilton family was a bunch of hugging folks
Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day.
Nico [Rosberg] is not seeking the limelight as Lewis [Hamilton] does. Lewis wants to be famous.
On opening night, standing under the Rogers's marquee, [Lin] realized that if Eliza's struggle was the element of Hamilton's story that had inspired him the most, then the show itself was a part of her legacy.
Serving [Hamilton's] legacy didn't just mean commemorating him, though: It also meant continuing his work. [Eliza] crusaded against slavery, as Hamilton had. And this widow of an orphan helped to found the first private orphanage in New York. That's the real power of a legacy: We tell stories of people who are gone because like any powerful stories, they have the potential to inspire, and to change the world.
I am happy that we have somebody like Lewis [Hamilton]. I also couldn't be like Lewis. I don't like gold jewelry!
I didn't want to see George Hamilton playing me, I wanted the real thing.
What separates history from myth is that history takes in the whole picture, whereas myth averts our eyes from the truth when it turns men into heroes and gods.
No one recorded what those marches were, though decades later there was an apocryphal and later-debunked story the one of the songs the British played was the on-the-nose "The World Turned Upside Down.
The comparison might strike you as farfetched. What (you might be asking) can a Broadway musical possibly add to the legacy of a Founding Father--a giant of our national life, a war hero, a scholar, a statesman? What's one little play, or even one very big play, next to all that? But there is more than one way to change the world . To secure their freedom, the polyglot American colonists had to come together, and stick together, in the face of enormous adversity. To live in a new way, they first had to think and feel in a new way. It took guns and ships to win the American Revolution, but it also required pamphlets and speeches--and at least one play.
Mr. Spier, memorizing the Hamilton soundtrack is not going to save you on the AP Euro exam.
Alexander Hamilton realized that warfare was part and parcel of human nature, and it's something we had to prepare for.