HAMILTON, Alexander Quotes
(1757-1804), American statesman
Men give me some credit for genius. All the genius I have lies just in this: When I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. I explore it in all its bearings. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort which I make the people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.
Natural liberty is the gift of the beneficent Creator of the whole human race.