A Bit of Wisdom from John Hancock

“Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual… Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.” ~ John Hancock January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793

“The more people who own little businesses of their own, the safer our country will be, and the better off its cities and towns; for the people who have a stake in their country and their community are its best citizens.”

“The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions. A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.” ~ John Hancock January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793

“I have the most animating confidence that the present noble struggle for liberty will terminate gloriously for America.” ~ John Hancock January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793

“There! His Majesty can now read my name without glasses. And he can double the reward on my head!” ~ John Hancock January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793

“A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.” ~ John Hancock January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793

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