Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Experienced Patriots

"If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."

Samuel Adams

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Happily for America

"Happily for America, happily, we trust, for the whole human race, they pursued a new and more noble course. They accomplished a revolution which has no parallel in the annals of human society."

James Madison,

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Necessary Evil

"Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one."

Thomas Paine

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

"Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution of his country. ... By knowing their rights, they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

John Jay

Sunday, September 12, 2010

God Governs

"I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth -- that God Governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?"

Benjamin Franklin

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

"...a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

John Adams

Sunday, September 5, 2010

The Time is at Hand

"The time is near at hand which must determine whether American's are to be free men or slaves."

George Washington

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Virtuous Attachment

"He who is void of virtuous Attachments in private Life, is, or very soon will be void of all Regard for his Country. There is seldom an Instance of a Man guilty of betraying his Country, who had not before lost the Feeling of moral Obligations in his private Connections."

Samuel Adams; Letter to James Warren, November 4, 1775