American Revolutionary War Quotes

Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people . . . . This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.
~~~~~ John Adams in 1818 ~~~~~

The Temper and character which preail in our colonies are, I am afraid, unalterable by any human art . . . An Englishman is the unfittest person on earth to argue another Englishman into slavery.
~~~~~ Edmund Burk - March 22, 1775 ~~~~~

I cannot but lament . . . the impending Calamities Britain and her Colonies are about to suffer, from great Imprudencies on both Sides -- Passion governs, and she never governs wisely -- Anxiety begins to disturb my Rest . . .
~~~~~ Benjamin Franklin - February 5, 1775 ~~~~~


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