Top 37 Hamilton Quotes From The Musical To Inspire You

Top 37 Hamilton Quotes From The Musical To Inspire You

Last updated on January 8th, 2024 at 11:14 am

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The narrative of Alexander Hamilton is told in ‘Hamilton’, a highly acclaimed and massively profitable American musical. One of the ‘Founding Fathers’ of the United States is Alexander Hamilton. He was a well-known economist and political theorist. Lin Manuel Miranda, an actor who also sings and raps in the performance, wrote the musical. The show has won awards for its diverse, colorblind cast and progressive political viewpoint. Hip hop, along with R&B, pop, soul, and traditional-style show tunes, is widely featured in the performance. Here is a collection of Hamilton quotes.

Hamilton Inspirational Quotes

“Hamilton” made its Off-Broadway debut on February 17, 2015, at the Public Theater, where it played for a few months and was completely sold out.

The most inspiring element of the program was Alexander Hamilton’s journey from a poor household to his ascension in New York. Lin Manuel Miranda portrays his early years as a series of calamities and abandonment. If the narrative of Alexander Hamilton’s life has affected and inspired you, you’ll appreciate these Hamilton inspirational quotes.

“I am the one thing in life I can control. I am inimitable, I am an original.”

AARON BURR

“Dying is easy, young man, living is harder.”

GEORGE WASHINGTON

“There’s a million things I haven’t done, just you wait.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

“Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints.”

AARON BURR

“Look at where you are. Look at where you started. The fact that you’re alive is a miracle. Just stay alive, that would be enough.”

ELIZA HAMILTON
Hamilton Inspirational Quotes
“Rise up!”

“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We fought for these ideals we shouldn’t settle for less.”

THOMAS JEFFERSON

“I may not live to see our glory. But I will gladly join the fight. And when our children tell our story, they’ll tell the story of tonight.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

“Look around, look around, at how lucky we are to be alive right now.” 

ELIZA HAMILTON

“Immigrants, we get the job done!”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON
Hamilton Inspirational Quotes
“Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.”

 “I know that we can win, I know that greatness lies in you. But remember from here on in, history has its eyes on you.”

GEORGE WASHINGTON

“We push away what we can never understand. We push away the unimaginable.”

ANGELICA SCHUYLER

Hamilton Musical Quotes

The musical ‘Hamilton’ is particularly well-known for its catchy songs. ‘Story of Tonight,’ ‘My Shot,’ ‘Alexander Hamilton,’ and ‘The World Was Wide Enough’ are some of the show’s most well-known tunes. The fourth song in Act One of the performance is “The Story of Tonight.” If you enjoy these tunes, you’ll enjoy our collection of lines from popular songs and show characters.

“History is entirely created by the person who tells the story.”

LIN MIRANDA

“And when you’re gone, who remembers your name? Who keeps your flame? Who tells your story?”

AARON BURR
Hamilton Musical Quotes
“I stand by what I said, every bit of it. You stand only for yourself. It’s what you do. I can’t apologize because it’s true.”

“Hamilton’s a host unto himself. As long as he can hold a pen, he’s a threat.” 

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

“Raise a glass to freedom…”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

 “I wrote my way out of hell. I wrote my way to revolution.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

“Why do you assume you’re the smartest in the room? Soon that attitude may be your doom!”

AARON BURR

“Gentlemen of the jury, I’m curious, bear with me. Are you aware that we’re making history?”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON
Hamilton Musical Quotes
“If it takes fighting a war for us to meet, it will have been worth it.”

“I’m about to change your life.”

ANGELICA SCHUYLER

“You’re like me. I’m never satisfied.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

 “Don’t let them know what you’re against or what you’re for.”

AARON BURR

More Hamilton Quotes

Lin Manuel Miranda has won numerous accolades and prizes for his work on ‘Hamilton,’ including Tony and Grammy Awards. Lin Manuel Miranda also performed ‘Hamilton’ for President Barack Obama at the White House. Check out our compilation of some more Hamilton quotes.

“Replace with her your heart.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

 “History has its eyes on you.”

GEORGE WASHINGTON
More Hamilton Quotes
“This is not a moment. It’s the movement.”

 “You have no control: Who lives who dies who tells your story.”

GEORGE WASHINGTON

 “You’re on your own, awesome…wow.”

KING GEORGE III

 “God help and forgive me, I wanna build something that’s gonna outlive me.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON
More Hamilton Quotes
“Every action’s an act of creation!”

“Winning was easy, young man. Governing is harder.”

GEORGE WASHINGTON

 “No one knows what you believe.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

“There are moments that the words don’t reach.”

ANGELICA SCHUYLER

“In God we trust. But we’ll never really know what got discussed.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON
More Hamilton Quotes
“I stop wasting time on tears. I live another fifty years.”

When Lin Manuel Miranda came across Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton, he was inspired to write the musical. Lin Manuel Miranda not only penned the show’s lyrics and music but also portrayed Alexander Hamilton, the title figure. Lin Manuel Miranda is also acknowledged for changing how Americans think about their own history and musical theatre. Lin Manuel Miranda has stated that “Hamilton” is a love letter to the hip-hop music that he grew up with.

Which one of these Hamilton quotes is your favorite?

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Curated by: Divya Singh

He is a tech enthusiast with a computer engineering degree who finds joy in life's simple pleasures. Beyond his tech endeavors, Sudhanshu is into music, particularly Hip Hop. Inspired by quotes like 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" and Tupac's wisdom, he loves to perform and inspire through his music. When not working, Sudhanshu can be found reading tech blogs, listening to rap music, and enjoying a game or two.

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