Alexander Hamilton(January 11, 1755/57 – July 12, 1804) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. He was the founder of the financial system of the US and established national banks.
Here are the top ten greatest quotes from Alexander Hamilton:
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Genius is the fruit of labor and thought.
Learn to think continentally.
A promise must never be broken.
Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many.
I never expect a perfect work from an imperfect man.
I think the first duty of society is justice.
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
I have thought it my duty to exhibit things as they are, not as they ought to be.
Thank you Alexander Hamilton!
Interesting Alexander Hamilton Facts:
- He was an orphan.
- He died from a wound he suffered from a duel.
- He is on the United States ten-dollar bill.
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