"governments governed through the consent of the governed"
"...a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation... for the general good of the colony."
French and Indians are Allies
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend"
"... a penny saved is a penny earned."
Benjamin Franklin second
"... early to bed, early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy, and wise."
"Give me Liberty or give me death!"
Patrick Henry second
"I am not a Virginian. I am an American!"
"We hold these truths to be self evident... that all men are created equal."
Thomas Jefferson second
"... That we are endowed by our creator with these unalienable rights ... the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
John Paul Jones
"I have not yet begun to fight"
Lexington and Concord
"The shot heard around the world"
Battle of Bunker Hill
"Don't fire untill you see the whites of their eyes."
Declaration of Independence
"When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that amoung these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted amoung Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,--"
"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Patrick Henry third
"I smell a rat"