Independence Day Edition
"Hey, Hancock...ya know we all have to sign this, right? You self-absorbed jackass." --Various Forefathers
“I like my coffee like I like my women.” --Thomas Jefferson
"We’re fighting 13 colonies? Really? Can we break a mirror and walk under a ladder while we’re at it? Jeez!" --Superstitious General Cornwallis
“You can cross the half-frozen Delaware but can’t pick up your socks? Unbelievable.” --Martha Washington
"Give me liberty or give me gout?! Ok, who's been messing with this?" --Patrick Henry
"Seriously, Britain...West Point is all yours. But there is of course my usual realtor fee. Sorry...industry standard." --Benedict Arnold
"1 if by land, 2 if by sea, and 3 if I have a girl over and don't want to be disturbed." --Paul Revere
“I should probably bequeath the copyrights to my screenplay for Spies Like Us, just in case.” --Nathan Hale
"Of course dumping tea in Boston Harbor is a good idea. I won't have a bad idea until I brew my Summer Ale." --Sam Adams
"What about solid blue? That would also make an excellent flag." --Lazy Betsy Ross
“We should get France to rescue us. We’ll have plenty of opportunities to repay the favor, I bet.” --John Adams
"King George can suck my liberty balls." --Ben Franklin
These and other #LostQuotesOfHistory are routinely posted on my Twitter page.
“Follow @KeithAlberstadt on Twitter!” --George Washington
Have a belated Happy 4th. Now go blow up some leftover fireworks.