Give me liberty, or give me death.
Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!
I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided; and that is the lamp of experience. I know way of judging the future but by the past.
I know of no way to judge the future but by the past.
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined.