Resolve to Conquer or to Die: George Washington

Liberty Letters, George Washington: 1776

Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of a brave resistance, or the most abject submission. We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die.


Source: George Washington, 1776, as quoted by Stefan T. Possony, “A Century of Conflict” [Henry Regnery Co., Chicago, 1953] p. 19.


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