The 42 Best Quotes From 'Hamilton' Song Lyrics About Fighting For Freedom And Love

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Hamilton Song List + 42 Quotes From Lin-Manuel Miranda's Lyrics (With Images)
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The highly anticipated premiere of the filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway smash hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" is upon us at long last.

Americans are undeniably facing unprecedented challenges this year.

And on 4th of July, Lin-Manuel Miranda's song lyrics offer us some of the best, most inspirational quotes about freedom, love and the fight to do and be better we could ask for.

The movie version, known to fans as #Hamifilm, was shot in New York over the span of three day in July 2016, and begins streaming on Disney Plus over Independence Day weekend.

At the time, the show was infamous for being perpetually sold out in both North America and London. It had just won the Pulitzer Prize in drama and the Tony Award for best new musical. And Miranda, who wrote the music, book and lyrics, was still starring in the title role.

While the COVID-19 pandemic made the feature's planned movie theater release a non-starter, It is now available to stream on Disney Plus.

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Below is a full song list from "Hamilton," along with 42 inspirational quotes from Lin-Manuel Miranda's lyrics about fighting for freedom and love.

Read them as you follow along with the movie, and then share those that inspire you most with friends and followers on social media.

Act I

1. "Alexander Hamilton"

"Then a hurricane came, and devastation reigned
Our man saw his future drip, drippin’ down the drain
Put a pencil to his temple, connected it to his brain
And he wrote his first refrain, a testament to his pain"

2. "Aaron Burr, Sir"

"While we're talking, let me offer you some free advice
Talk less"

3. "My Shot"

"Scratch that this is not a moment, it's the movement"

4. "The Story Of Tonight"

"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"

5. "The Schuyler Sisters"

"You want a revolution?
I want a revelation"

6. "Farmer Refuted"

"Don't modulate the key then not debate with me"

7. "You'll Be Back"

"And no, don't change the subject
'Cause you're my favorite subject"

8. "Right Hand Man"

"We are a powder keg about to explode
I need someone like you to lighten the load"

9. "A Winter's Ball"

10. "Helpless"

"Where are you taking me?
I'm about to change your life"

11. "Satisfied"

"And when you said 'Hi'
I forgot my dang name
Set my heart aflame
Every part aflame
This is not a game"

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12. "The Story of Tonight (Reprise)"

"I'll see you on the other side of the war"

13. "Wait For It"

"We rise and we fall and we break
We fall and we make our mistakes"

14. "Stay Alive"

"Don't do a thing
History will prove him wrong"

15. "Ten Duel Commandments"

"Negotiate a peace
Or negotiate a time and place"

16. "Meet Me Inside"

"My name's been through a lot, I can take it"

17. "That Would Be Enough"

"Let this moment be the first chapter
Where you decide to stay
And I could be enough
And we could be enough
That would be enough"

18. "Guns and Ships"

"If we manage to get this right
They’ll surrender by early light
The world will never be the same"

19. "History Has Its Eyes On You"

"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"

20. "Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)"

"And so the American experiment begins
With my friends all scattered to the winds"

21. "What Comes Next"

"Oceans rise
Empires fall
It's much harder when it's all your call"

22. "Dear Theodosia"

"I swear that
I'll be around for you
I'll do whatever it takes
I'll make a million mistakes
I'll make the world safe and sound for you"

23. "Non-Stop"

"Why do you write like you're running out of time?
Write day and night like you're running out of time?
Ev'ry day you fight, like you're running out of time
Keep on fighting
In the meantime
Non-stop"

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Act II

24. "What'd I Miss"

"Have it all, lose it all
You ready for more yet?"

25. "Cabinet Battle #1"

"Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness
We fought for these ideals we shouldn't settle for less"

26. "Take A Break"

"If you take your time (look around
You will make your mark
Close your eyes and dream
When the night gets dark"

27. "Say No To This"

"There's nothing like summer in the city
Someone under stress meets someone looking pretty"

28. "The Room Where It Happens"

"In God we trust
But we'll never really know what got discussed"

29. "Schuyler Defeated"

"I swear your pride will be the death of us all
Beware, it goeth before the fall"

30. "Cabinet Battle #2"

31. "Washington On Your Side"

"Try not to crack under the stress, we're breaking down like fractions"

32. "One Last Time"

"I wanna sit under my own vine and fig tree
A moment alone in the shade
At home in this nation we’ve made"

33. "I Know Him"

34. "The Adams Administration"

"Let's let him know what we know"

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35. "We Know"

"Rumors only grow
And we both know what we know"

36. "Hurricane"

"In the eye of a hurricane
There is quiet
For just a moment"

37. "The Reynolds Pamphlet"

"I love my sister more than anything in this life
I will choose her happiness over mine every time"

38. "Burn"

"And when you were mine
The world seemed to burn"

39. "Blow Us All Away"

"Look 'em in the eye, aim no higher
Summon all the courage you require"

40. "Stay Alive (Reprise)"

41. "It's Quiet Uptown"

"There are moments that the words don't reach"

42. "Election of 1800"

"Talk less (Burr!)
Smile more (Burr!)
Don't let 'em know what you're against or what you're for (Burr!)"

43. "Your Obedient Servant"

"You've kept me from the room where it happens
For the last time"

44. "Best of Wives and Best of Women"

"Come back to bed, that would be enough"

45. "The World Was Wide Enough"

"Legacy, what is a legacy?
It's planting seeds in a garden you never get to see"

46. "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story"

"Let me tell you what I wish I'd known
When I was young and dreamed of glory
You have no control
Who lives, who dies, who tells your story?"

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