Josiah Quincy II
Josiah Quincy II (born in Boston, Massachusetts, February 23, 1744 – April 26, 1775) was a famous American lawyer. He was father of Josiah Quincy III, and son of the first Josiah Quincy I (1709-1784).
- Blandishments will not fascinate us, nor will threats of a "halter" intimidate. For, under God, we are determined that wheresoever, whensoever, or howsoever we shall be called to make our exit, we will die free men.
- Observations on the Boston Port Bill, 1774.