"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Patrick Henry on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Patrick Henry on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Patrick Henry on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Patrick Henry on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Patrick Henry on Mark Twain
"We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave."
"Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"
"Give me liberty or give me death."
"I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death."
"This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed."