Quotes

‎”..the Bill of Rights does not come from the people and is not subject to change by majorities. It comes from the nature of things. It declares the inalienable rights of man – not only against all government but also against the people collectively.” — Walter Lippmann(1889-1974) American writer, journalist, and political commentator

“Let us contemplate our forefathers, and posterity, and resolve to maintain the rights bequeathed to us from the former, for the sake of the latter. The necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance. Let us remember that `if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom.’ It is a very serious consideration…that millions yet unborn may be the miserable sharers of the event.” — Samuel Adams, speech in Boston, 1771

“Guard with jealous attention the Public Liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that Jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined”.– Patrick Henry

“Guard with jealous attention the Public Liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that Jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined”.– Patrick Henry

“The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.” — William F. Buckley

“There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.” — Daniel Webster

“An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.” – Daniel Webster

“Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government.” — Daniel Webster

“Egalitarians create the most dangerous inequality of all – inequality of power. Allowing politicians to determine what all other human beings will be allowed to earn is one of the most reckless gambles imaginable. Like the income tax, it may start off being applied only to the rich but it will inevitably reach us all.” — Thomas Sowell

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