Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Principles of Freedom

"Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom."

John Adams

Sunday, August 28, 2011

A Rising Sun

"At length I have the happiness to know that it is a rising and not a setting sun."

Benjamin Franklin

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Flow of Powers

"The national legislative powers ought to flow immediately from the people."

James Wilson (Delegate from Pennsylvania)

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Foundation of Liberty

"The great fabric to be raised would be more stable and durable if it should rest on the solid foundation of the people themselves."

James Madison

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Brightest Morn

"I am mortified beyond expression when I view the clouds which have spread over the brightest morn that ever dawned upon any country."

George Washington

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Universal Truth

"It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad."
James Madison

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The Reality of Power

"Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak; and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws."
John Adams

Sunday, August 7, 2011


"Force cannot change right."

Thomas Jefferson

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

The Subject of Religion

"The subject of religion, a subject on which I have ever been most scrupulously reserved, I have considered it as a matter between every man and his maker, in which no other, & far less the public had a right to intermeddle."

Thomas Jefferson