6 Favorite Sons of Liberty Quotes

#6 “There is not a king in Europe that would not look like a valet de chambre by his side.”   ~~Benjamin Rush, referring to George Washington, 1776

Benjamin Rush with URL
Benjamin Rush







#5 “The colonists are by the law of nature free born, as indeed all men are, white or black.”  ~~James Otis, Rights of the British Colonies, 1764   

James Otis








#4 “Now what liberty can there be where property is taken away without consent?” ~~Samuel Adams, The Rights of the Colonists, 1772

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Samuel Adams








#3 “When liberty is the prize who would shun the warfare? Who would stoop to waste a coward thought on life?”     ~~Joseph Warren, Letter to Patriots in Connecticut 1774

Joseph Warren








#2 “Give me liberty, or give me death!”    ~~Patrick Henry in a speech to the Second Virginia Convention, 1775

Patrick Henry








#1 “There! His Majesty can now read my name without glasses. And he can double the reward on my head!”     ~~John Hancock, after signing the Declaration of  Independence, 1776 

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John Hancock








Dr. Joseph Warren is an important character in my historical fantasy novel Angels & Patriots Book One. Available on Amazon in paperback, Kindle eBook or read it for free on Kindle Unlimited. Angels & Patriots Book One

3 thoughts on “6 Favorite Sons of Liberty Quotes”

  1. I like #6, Benjamin Rush’s quotation. I love the idea of George Washington appearing so much more dignified and stately that the kings of Europe!


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