"Taxation without representation is tyranny."
"If this be treason, make the most of it."
"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes."
Colonel William Prescott
"The loss we have sustained is greater than we can bear."
General Thomas Gage
"I know not what course others may take. But as for me, give me liberty or give me death."
"Stand your ground, don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have war, let it begin here."
Captain John Parker
"Lobsters for sale"
"Every dip of his pen stings."
Refers to Samuel Adams
Paul Revere's Ride
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Shot heard round the world."
Ralph Waldo Emerson, refers to first shot at Lexington & Concord.
"the Royal Brute"
George III , Thomas Paine in Common Sense