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Lin-Manuel Miranda Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Lin-Manuel Miranda
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If art can help us grieve, can help us mourn, then lean on it.
Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Hamilton: The Revolution
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grieving
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I’ll make the world safe and sound for you. You will come of age with our young nation. We’ll bleed and fight for you, we’ll make it right for you.
Alexander Hamilton
Aaron Burr
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Every day has the potential to be the greatest day of your life.
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This is familiar in contemporary politics.
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Raise a glass to freedom Something they can never take away No matter what they tell you
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I am the one thing in life I can control.
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You have no control. Who lives, who dies, who tells your story.
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I know my sister like I know my own mind, you will never find anyone as trusting or as kind.
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How on Earth did you do that with the same 24 hours a day that everyone else gets?
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You have married an Icarus; He has flown too close to the sun.
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How do you write like tomorrow won’t arrive? How do you write like you need it to survive? How do you write ev’ry second you’re alive? Ev’ry second you’re alive? Ev’ry second you’re alive?
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I am staying in my lane and doing what I’m supposed to do while everyone is doing what they do at the height of their abilities, and if I move to the left or right, I’ll get hit with a desk.
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Alexander joins forces with James Madison and John Jay to write a series of essays defending the new United States Constitution, entitled The Federalist Papers. The plan was to write a total of 25 essays, the work divided evenly among the three men. In the end, they wrote 85 essays, in the span of six months. John Jay got sick after writing 5. James Madison wrote 29. Hamilton wrote the other 51.
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Dying is easy, young man. Living is harder.
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History is entirely created by the person who tells the story.
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You didn’t expect these notes to turn into my therapy session, did you?
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Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now.
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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
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Talk less. Smile more.
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I’m erasing myself from the narrative. Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted when you broke her heart.
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I wish writing were really like the way Andy staged it here: Me in a mania at a desk while a group of people stand around cheering in awe.
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Legacy. What is a Legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.
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Sometimes the right person tells the right story at the right moment, and through a combination of luck and design, a creative expression gains new force.
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Is this the most revolutionary thing to happen to Broadway, or the most revolutionary thing to happen to hip-hop?
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When you smile, you knock me out, I fall apart - and I thought I was so smart.

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