Life Changing 100+ Hamilton Quotes | Alexander Hamilton Quotes

Alexander Hamilton Quotes | Alexander Hamilton was on January 11, 1755. He was an American revolutionary, statesman and Founding Father of the United States.

Hamilton was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the Federalist Party, as well as a founder of the nation’s financial system, the United States Coast Guard

He was orphaned as a child and taken in by a prosperous merchant. When he reached his teens, he was sent to New York to pursue his education. While a student, his opinion pieces supporting the Continental Congress were published under a nom de plume, and he also addressed crowds on the subject.

Let’s read some famous quotes by Alexander Hamilton.


Alexander Hamilton Quotes


“Why do you write like you’re running out of time?”

— Eliza Hamilton


“History is entirely created by the person who tells the story.”

— Lin-Manuel Miranda


“I’ll give him this: His financial system is a work of genius. I couldn’t undo it if I tried. And I tried.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“I imagine death so much it feels more like a memory. Is this where it gets me, on my feet, several feet ahead of me? I see it coming, do I run or fire my gun or let it be? There is no beat, no melody.”

Alexander Hamilton


“And when you’re gone, who remembers your name? Who keeps your flame? Who tells your story?”

— Aaron Burr


“Everything is legal in New Jersey.”

— Alexander and Philip


“Now I’m the villain in your history. I was too young and blind to see… I should’ve known. The world was wide enough for both Hamilton and me.”

— Aaron Burr


”I stand by what I said, every bit of it. You stand only for yourself. It’s what you do. I can’t apologize because it’s true.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“You forfeit all rights to my heart. You forfeit the place in our bed. You sleep in your office instead, with only the memories of when you were mine. I hope that you burn.”

— Eliza Hamilton


“America, you great unfinished symphony, you sent for me. You let me make a difference. A place where even orphan immigrants can leave their fingerprints and rise up.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“Then stand, Alexander. Weehawken. Dawn. Guns. Drawn.”

— Aaron Burr


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“Do you know what Angelica said when we saw your first letter arrive? She said, ‘Be careful with that one, love. He will do what it takes to survive.’”

— Eliza Hamilton


Best Hamilton Quotes


“My love, take your time. I’ll see you on the other side.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“He’s never gonna be president now. That’s one less thing to worry about.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“And in the face of ignorance and resistance, I wrote financial systems into existence. And when my prayers to God were met with indifference, I picked up a pen, I wrote my own deliverance.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“I’m chasing what I want. And you know what? I learned that from you.”

— Aaron Burr


“Do you know what Angelica said when she read what you’d done? ‘You have married an Icarus. He has flown too close to the sun.’”

— Eliza Hamilton


“Hamilton’s a host unto himself. As long as he can hold a pen, he’s a threat.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“I changed parties to seize the opportunity I saw. I swear, your pride will be the death of us all! Beware: it goeth before the fall…”

— Aaron Burr


“Raise a glass to freedom…”

— Alexander Hamilton


“You’re nothing without Washington behind you.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“I look forward to our partnership.”

— Aaron Burr


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“When I was seventeen a hurricane destroyed my town. I didn’t drown. I couldn’t seem to die. I wrote my way out, wrote everything down far as I could see.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“In a letter I received from you two weeks ago I noticed a comma in the middle of a phrase. It changed the meaning. Did you intend this? One stroke and you’ve consumed my waking days. It says: My dearest Angelica. With a comma after ‘dearest.’ You’ve written… ‘My dearest, Angelica.’”

— Angelica Schuyler


“And me, I’m the damn fool that shot him.”

— Aaron Burr


“Sir, I don’t know what you heard but whatever it is, Jefferson started it.”

— Alexander Hamilton


Alexander Hamilton Famous Quotes


“I wanna be in the room where it happens. I’ve got to be in the room where it happens.”

— Aaron Burr


“I wrote my way out of hell. I wrote my way to revolution.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“I know that Alexander Hamilton is here and he would rather not have this debate. I’ll remind you that he is not Secretary of State. He knows nothing of loyalty, smells like new money, dresses like fake royalty, desperate to rise above his station, everything he does betrays the ideals of our nation.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“You’ve kept me from the room where it happens. For the last time.”

— Aaron Burr


“Winning was easy, young man. Governing is harder.”

— George Washington


“If we try to fight in every revolution in the world, we never stop. Where do we draw the line?”

— Alexander Hamilton


“Why do you assume you’re the smartest in the room? Soon that attitude may be your doom!”

— Aaron Burr


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“Such a blunder sometimes it makes me wonder why I even bring the thunder.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“He’ll follow suit if he’s truly a man of honor. To take someone’s life, that is something you can’t shake.”

— Alexander Hamilton


“Why do you write like you’re running out of time? Write day and night like you’re running out of time? Every day you fight, like you’re running out of time.”

— Aaron Burr


“Look, when Britain taxed our tea, we got frisky. Imagine what’s gonna happen when you try to tax our whiskey.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“I probably shouldn’t brag, but dag, I amaze and astonish.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“We are a powder keg about to explode. I need someone like you to lighten the load.”

– George Washington


Best Quotes From Hamilton


“And when you said ‘Hi,’ I forgot my dang name. Set my heart aflame, every part aflame.”

– Angelica Hamilton


“I am not throwing away my shot.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“History has its eyes on you.”

– George Washington


“There’s a million things I haven’t done, but just you wait. Just you wait.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“You and your words flooded my senses. Your sentences left me defenseless. You built me palaces out of paragraphs.”

– Eliza Hamilton


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We fought for these ideals we shouldn’t settle for less.”

– Thomas Jefferson


“I wanna be in the room where it happens.”

– Aaron Burr


“This is not a moment. It’s the movement.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Immigrants…we get the job done.”

– Alexander Hamilton and Marquis de Lafayette


In New York you can be a new man.”

– Aaron Burr and Company


“I’m just like my country. I’m young, scrappy, and hungry.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Wait ’til I sally in on a stallion with the first Black battalion.”

– John Laurens


“I may not live to see our glory. But I will gladly join the fight. And when our children tell our story, they’ll tell the story of tonight.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Raise a glass to freedom, something they can never take away.”

– John Laurens


“And when I meet Thomas Jefferson, I’ll compel him to include women in the sequel. Work!”

– Angelica Schuyler


“Look around, look around, at how lucky we are to be alive right now.”

– Eliza Hamilton


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“I will kill your friends and family to remind you of my love.”

– King George III


“Dying is easy young man, living is harder.”

– George Washington


“Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints.”

– Aaron Burr


“How does a ragtag volunteer army in need of a shower somehow defeat a global superpower?”

– Aaron Burr


Short Hamilton Quotes


“You have no control: Who lives who dies who tells your story.”

– George Washington and Company


“Have you an ounce of regret? You accumulate debt, you accumulate power. Yet in their hour of need, you forget.”

– Thomas Jefferson


“I wrote Eliza love letters until she fell. I wrote about The Constitution and defended it well.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Talk less! Smile more! Don’t let them know what you’re against or what you’re for!”

– Aaron Burr


“I’m a diamond in the rough, a shiny piece of coal. Tryin’ to reach my goal, my power of speech: unimpeachable.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Ev’ry action has its equal, opposite reactions.”

– Thomas Jefferson


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“My dearest, Angelica. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow. Creeps in this petty pace from day to day.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“I’m a little nervous, but I can’t show it. I’m sorry, I’m a Hamilton with pride. You talk about my father, I cannot let it slide.”

– Philip Hamilton


“I am the one thing in life I can control. I am inimitable, I am an original.”

– Aaron Burr


“You’re on your own, awesome…wow.”

– King George III


“The ten-dollar Founding Father without a father, Got a lot farther by working a lot harder, By being a lot smarter, by being a self-starter.”

– John Laurens


“You can write rhymes, but you can’t write mine.”

– Philip Hamilton


“Everyone shall sit under their own vine and fig tree, and no one shall make them afraid.”

– George Washington


“You get nothing if you…Wait for it, wait for it, wait!”

– Alexander Hamilton


“God help and forgive me, I wanna build something that’s gonna outlive me.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“The plan is to fan this spark into a flame.”

– Alexander Hamilton


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“We push away what we can never understand. We push away the unimaginable.”

– Angelica Schuyler


Alexander Hamilton Famous Quotes


“Every action’s an act of creation!”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Burr, we studied and we fought and we killed for the notion of a nation we now get to build.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Why do you always say what you believe? Every proclamation guarantees free ammunition for your enemies!”

— Aaron Burr


“I’ve always considered you a friend.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“‘Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.’ We fought for these ideals; we shouldn’t settle for less. These are wise words, enterprising men quote ’em. Don’t act surprised, you guys, cuz I wrote ’em.”

— Thomas Jefferson


“All alone, across the sea. When your people say they hate you, don’t come crawling back to me… You’re on your own…”

— King George III


“Gentlemen of the jury, I’m curious, bear with me. Are you aware that we’re making history?”

– Alexander Hamilton


“I know that we can win. I know that greatness lies in you. But remember from here on in, history has its eyes on you.”

— George Washington


“That’s when I began to pray: Lord, show me how to say no to this. I don’t know how to say no to this. But my God, she looks so helpless and her body’s saying, ‘hell, yes.’”

– Alexander Hamilton


“I am slow to anger, but I toe the line as I reckon with the effects of your life on mine. I look back on where I failed, and in every place I checked, the only common thread has been your disrespect.”

— Aaron Burr


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“What comes next? You’ve been freed. Do you know how hard it is to lead? You’re on your own. Awesome. Wow. Do you have a clue what happens now?”

— King George III


“Gotta start a new nation. Gotta meet my son.”

– Alexander Hamilton


Random Alexander Hamilton Quotes


“I’ll keep all my plans close to my chest. I’ll wait here and see which way the wind will blow. I’m taking my time, watching the afterbirth of a nation, watching the tension grow.”

— Aaron Burr


” For once in your life, take a stand with pride. I don’t understand how you stand to the side.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Immigrants: We get the job done.”

– Unknown


“The world will never be the same, Alexander.”

— George Washington


“We don’t need a legacy. We don’t need money. If I could grant you peace of mind, If you could let me inside your heart… Oh, let me be a part of the narrative in the story they will write someday. Let this moment be the first chapter: Where you decide to stay and I could be enough and we could be enough that would be enough.”

— Eliza Hamilton


“I’m more than willing to die.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Can we agree that duels are dumb and immature?”

— Aaron Burr


“Don’t do a thing. History will prove him wrong.”

— George Washington


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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“Call me son one more time!”

– Alexander Hamilton


“Hamilton doesn’t hesitate. He exhibits no restraint. He takes and he takes and he takes and he keeps winning anyway. He changes the game. He plays and he raises the stakes. And if there’s a reason he seems to thrive when so few survive, then Goddamnit—I’m willing to wait for it.”

— Aaron Burr


“I am not a maiden in need of defending; I am grown.”

— George Washington


“I’ve seen wonders great and small. Cuz if the tomcat can get married. There’s hope for our ass, after all!”

— John Laurens


Famous Alexander Hamilton Quotes


“Wait for it. I am the one thing in life I can control. I am inimitable. I am an original. I’m not falling behind or running late. I’m not standing still, I am lying in wait.”

— Aaron Burr


“He will never be satisfied. I will never be satisfied.”

— Angelica Schuyler


“There’s a million things I haven’t done but just you wait, just you wait.”

– Alexander Hamilton


“I have never been the type to try and grab the spotlight. We were at a revel with some rebels on a hot night, laughin’ at my sister as she’s dazzling the room then you walked in and my heart went, ‘Boom!’

— Eliza Hamilton


“Go home, Alexander.”

— George Washington

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Alexander Hamilton Quotes Images

“When I fantasize at night it’s Alexander’s eyes, as I romanticize what might have been if I hadn’t sized him up so quickly. At least my dear Eliza’s his wife; at least I keep his eyes in my life…”

— Angelica Schuyler


“If it takes fighting a war for us to meet, it will have been worth it.”

– Alexander Hamilton


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