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James Otis Quotes

My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.
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Let the consequences be what they will, I am determined to proceed.

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I do not say that, when brought to the test, I shall be invincible.

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Now, one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house.

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The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.

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My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.

— James Otis

Can there be any liberty where property is taken away without consent?

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No parts of his Majesty's dominions can be taxed without their consent.

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An act against the Constitution is void; an act against natural equity is void.

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What must be the wealth that avarice, aided by power, cannot exhaust!

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[The passage of the Sugar Act] set people a thinking, in six months, more than they had done in their whole lives before.

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