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Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their
by Alexander Hamilton

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their
immediate representatives.
- Alexander Hamilton

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
- Alexander Hamilton

Learn to think continentally.
- Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to
aim at making proselytes by fire and sword.
Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
- Alexander Hamilton

 

Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will.
- Alexander Hamilton

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had
no agency in planning it,
or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
- Alexander Hamilton

I never expect to see a perfect work from an imperfect man.
- Alexander Hamilton

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Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
- Alexander Hamilton

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent,
and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
- Alexander Hamilton

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just,
limited, federal government.
- Alexander Hamilton

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
- Alexander Hamilton

In the general course of human nature,
A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
- Alexander Hamilton

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of
a nation in every stage of its existence will be found
at least equal to its resources.
- Alexander Hamilton

A national debt, if it is not excessive,
will be to us a national blessing.
- Alexander Hamilton

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty,
that makes human nature rise above itself,
in acts of bravery and heroism.
- Alexander Hamilton

Why has government been instituted at all? Because
the passions of man will not conform to the dictates
of reason and justice without constraint.
- Alexander Hamilton

I think the first duty of society is justice.
- Alexander Hamilton

Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing.
- Alexander Hamilton

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake
twice without getting nervous.
- Alexander Hamilton

A promise must never be broken.
- Alexander Hamilton

You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility
to steal into my affections without my consent.
- Alexander Hamilton

When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation.
- Alexander Hamilton

Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.
- Alexander Hamilton

In the main it will be found that a power over a man's
support (salary) is a power over his will.
- Alexander Hamilton

It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber.
It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country,
without a very exhaustive advertising support,
would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic.
- Alexander Hamilton

In framing a government which is to be administered
by men over men the great difficulty lies in this:
You must first enable the government to control the governed,
and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
- Alexander Hamilton

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged
for among old parchments or musty records.
They are written, as with a sunbeam,
in the whole volume of human nature,
by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
- Alexander Hamilton

The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God;
and,
however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed,
it is not true to fact.
The people are turbulent and changing,
they seldom judge or determine right.
- Alexander Hamilton

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

Those who have come here to hate should leave now;
for in their hate, they only betray themselves.
- Terry Goodkind

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

Service to others is the rent you pay
for your room here on earth.
- Muhammad Ali

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

Here is my first principle of foreign policy:
good government at home.
- William E. Gladstone

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

Here's kind of my motto - if you're not happy at home,
you're not happy anywhere else.
- Angie Harmon

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison


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