"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."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Alexander Hamilton on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Alexander Hamilton on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Alexander Hamilton on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Alexander Hamilton on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Alexander Hamilton on Albert Camus
"Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty."
"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."
"Learn to think continentally."
"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."
"Real firmness is good for anything strut is good for nothing."