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I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided; and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.Henry, Patrick
Source: PATRICK HENRY, speech to the Virginia Convention, Richmond, Virginia, March 23, 1775.William Wirt, Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry, 9th ed., pp. 13839 . Language altered to first person.For information on the authenticity of the text of this speech, see the notes at No. 1061. · This quote is about experience · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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