Henry Knox Quotes

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Henry Knox Quotes

Men at a distance, who have admired our systems of government unfounded in nature, are apt to accuse the rulers, and say that taxes have been assessed too high and collected too rigidly.
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Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events.

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Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe, we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason, the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty.

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That taxes may be the ostensible cause is true, but that they are the true cause is as far remote from truth as light from darkness.

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Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace.

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Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination.

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The eyes of all America are upon us, as we play our part posterity will bless or curse us.

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First, I think it proper to express my unshaken opinion of the immortality of my soul or mind; and to dedicate and devote the same to the supreme head of the Universe - to that great and tremendous Jehovah, - Who created the universal frame of nature, worlds, and systems in number infinite ... To this awfully sublime Being do I resign my spirit with unlimited confidence of His mercy and protection ...

— Henry Knox

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