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Kgraf People of the Revolution Quotes

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Samuel Adams
"We cannot make events. Our business is wisely to improve them."
John Hancock
"There. I guess King George will be able to read that."
Paul Revere
"I knew what they were after, that I had alarmed the country all the way up."
Patrick Henry
"Give me liberty, or give me death!"
Thomas Paine
"These are the times that try men's souls."
Thomas Jefferson
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
Benjamin Franklin
"We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately."
Abigail Adams
"Remember all men would be tyrants if they could."
John Adams
"The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people . . . ."
George Washington
"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth."
Benedict Arnold
"Let me die in this old uniform (Colonial) in which I fought my battles. May God forgive me for ever having put on another."
John Paul Jones
"I have not yet begun to fight!"
British General Thomas Gage
"A large army must at length be employed to reduce these people."
Lord Cornwallis
"I never saw such fighting since God made me."