Few individuals make history for the words they say, words that reach an audience, and stir the hearts of listeners long after the one who spoke them is gone. Yet on numerous occasions, Patrick Henry did just that. He was born on this day in 1736, but we still remember his famous “Give me Liberty of give me death” statement that served as a rallying cry both then and today.
To mark his birthday, we’ve collected other quotes from this great American orator that you may be less familiar with. Let us know which one you think still resonates the most today.