A collection of notable quotations from a variety of Early Modern Era individuals. See the Guide for more details.

My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.— James Otis Jr.
One of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house. A man's house is his castle.
— On the Writs of Assistance, 1761
— James Otis Jr.
Taxation without representation is tyranny.— James Otis Jr.
The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.— James Otis Jr.

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