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Christopher Gadsden Quotes

Christopher Gadsden Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Christopher Gadsden
Type:
Soldier
Nationality:
American
Birth year:

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    And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't see fit to fall in with us, I say let the general duty law, and all, go to the devil, sir, and go about our business. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    I give no more paroles to British officers. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    I therefore beg that you would indulge me with the liberty of declining the arduous trust. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    It may not be proper for me, perhaps, to let my feelings carry me further am therefore resigned to stop here, if sir, you think my particular reasons following too free, or will give offense to the House, which I would be sorry to be thought capable of intending. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    My sentiments for the American cause, from the Stamp Act downward, have never changed... I am still of opinion that it is the cause of liberty and of human nature. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    No man in America ever strove more, and more successfully first to bring about a Congress in 1765, and then to support it ever afterwards than myself. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies, when the matter was pending; besides, we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
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    The present times require the vigor and the activity of the prime of life; but I feel the increasing infirmities of age to such a degree, that I am conscious I cannot serve you to advantage. Christopher_GadsdenChristopher Gadsden