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25 John Hancock Quotes From One Of The Patriots Of The American Revolution

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John Hancock was an American merchant, statesman and a prominent patriot of the American revolution whose quotes are followed by all.

John Hancock's father passed away when he was young, and he was raised by his aunt and uncle, Thomas Hancock, who was a wealthy merchant. John Hancock made some large contributions for the American revolution of independence and is considered to be one of the most well-known founding fathers of the nation.

Being the President of the Second Continental Congress of the United States, Hancock was credited as the first signer of the Declaration of Independence, after which he uttered the immortal words, "There, John Bull can read my name without spectacles, he may double his reward, and I put his at defiance". He is well-known till this date for large signature. His name, 'John Hancock', had become synonymous for 'signature'. He became a Second Continental Congress member of the United States from 1775 and served in this position from May of that year. Apart from being the President, Hancock was also elected as the 1st and 3rd governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. John Hancock has some memorable resistance quotes, John Hancock stock quotes, John Hancock quotes on the United States, quotes on the President of the United States, and quotes on his founding. Given below is a list of President John Hancock famous quotes and some of his famous quotes from the declaration of independence.

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John Hancock Quotes on Liberty

John Hancock's quotes on Liberty are popular.

John Hancock whose signature was a large precedent for the independence of the entire nation entered local politics in 1765 after he was elected a Boston selectman. A man who served as the President of the Second Continental Congress for the United States, first and third governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was a Statesman and prominent patriot of the United States had some wise things to say. Here's a list of his best quotes on liberty and life.

1. "I mean not to boast; I would not excite envy but manly emulation."

- John Hancock.

2."A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life."

- John Hancock.

3. "I have the most animating confidence that the present noble struggle for liberty will terminate gloriously for America."

- John Hancock.

4. "At about ten million miles a week, we can consume a lot."

- John Hancock.

5. "I find money, some way or other, it goes very fast; but I think I can reflect that it has been spent with satisfaction and to my own honor."

- John Hancock.

6. "The fact is that Congressman Blunt has a senior leadership position in the Congress of the United States, and that can only be good for Missouri."

- John Hancock.

7. "Surely you never will tamely suffer this country to be a den of thieves."

- John Hancock.

8. "We must be unanimous; there must be no pulling different ways; we must hang together."

- John Hancock.

9. “I urge you to be by all that is dear, by all that is honorable, by all that is sacred, not only that you pray but also that you act.”

- John Hancock.

10. "This proposal is clearly not a partisan issue."

- John Hancock.

John Hancock Quotes On Religion

John Hancock quotes are much appreciated.

John Hancock served as the President of the Continental Congress of the United States, the first and third governor of the Commonwealth, and his signature at the Declaration of Independence is considered to be one of the hallmarks of the American Revolution. He is one of the most important founding fathers of the US. Here are some of his best quotes on religion.

11. “There! John Bull can read my name without spectacles and may now double his reward of $500 for my head. That is my defiance.”

- John Hancock.

12. "God rules in the armies of Heaven, and without His whole blessing, the best human counsels are but foolishness.”

- John Hancock.

13. “Maybe we need to fall on the common-sense side of protecting these species, but continue harvesting wood products we all use and enjoy.”

- John Hancock.

14."Some boast of being friends to government; I am a friend to righteous government."

- John Hancock.

15. "In circumstances dark as these, it becomes us, as men and Christians, to reflect that, whilst every prudent measure should be taken to ward off the impending judgments."

- John Hancock.

16. "Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave."

- John Hancock.

John Hancock Declaration Of Independence Quotes

Apart from being a merchant, John Hancock is also well-known as one of America's founding fathers, whose contribution was enormous, especially his signature. A few quotes from former Continental Congress member, The American President, Statesman and a prominent Patriot of the United States will be much appreciated. John Hancock's Declaration of Independence quotes are popular, so here is a list of his signature in the Declaration of Independence.

17. "We have all one common cause; let it, therefore, be our only contest, who shall most contribute to the security of the liberties of America."

- John Hancock.

18. "I shall be looking forward to a pleasant time."

- John Hancock.

19."Though we are politically enemies, yet with regard to Science, it is presumable we shall not dissent from the practice of civilized people in promoting it."

- John Hancock.

20."We must be unanimous; there must be no pulling different ways; we must hang together."

- John Hancock.

21."The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions."

- John Hancock.

22. “I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny.”

- John Hancock.

23.  "If the July jobs report was bad news, at least it wasn't awful news."

- John Hancock.

24. "That all may bow to the scepter of our Lord Jesus Christ and that the whole of Earth may be filled with his glory."

- John Hancock.

25. “I congratulate you and my country on the singular favor of heaven in the peaceable and auspicious settlement of our government upon a Constitution formed by wisdom, and sanctified by the solemn choice of the people who live under it."

- John Hancock.

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