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Alexander Hamilton's Profile

Brief about Alexander Hamilton: By info that we know Alexander Hamilton was born at 1970-01-01. And also Alexander Hamilton is American Politician.

Alexander Hamilton Biography

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was born in 1757 on the island of Nevis. He was  illegitimately born to James Hamilton and Rachel Faucette. His mother was English-French Huguenot and his father was Scotchman businessman.

Alexander was abandoned by his father and his mother died in 1768 and he became orphan. After this he moved to his mother’s relatives on Saint Croix Island, where he started working as a clerk in his uncle’s import-export firm. In the autumn of 1772 he moved to New York. He studied at  Elizabethtown Academy, then in 1773  he matriculated at King’s College.  

In 1777 he joined George Washington and became general-colonel. During 4 years he was the secretary of George Washington and his helper in confidential cases. In 1780 he married to Elizabeth Shiller. In 1789 he took the post of finance minister and he was working on this post till January 31, 1795. His reputation was damaged because of his romance with Maria Raynolds. Alexander Hamilton died after his  duel with Aaron Barr in 1804.

His portal is still on the 10$ banknote.

Some Alexander Hamilton's quotes. Goto "Alexander Hamilton's quotation" section for more.

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.

Tags: Fire, Politics, Religion

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.

Tags: Country, Less, Support

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

Tags: Getting, Makes, Mistake

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.

Tags: Fall, Politics, Stand

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.

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

Tags: Desire, Government, Tyranny

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

Tags: Government, Justice, Why

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

Tags: Human, Liberty, Nature

A promise must never be broken.

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

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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.

Tags: Human, Nature, Old

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

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

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

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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.

Tags: God, Judge, True

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

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I think the first duty of society is justice.

Tags: Duty, Justice, Society

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

Tags: Advantage, Steal, Taken

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.

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

Tags: Human, Nature, Power