“Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster, and what has happened once in 6000 years, may not happen again. 23 more words
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“Let us disappoint the Men who are raising themselves on the ruin of this Country. Let us convince every invader of our freedom, that we will be as free as the constitution our fathers recognized, will justify.” — Samuel Adams, A State of the Rights of the Colonists, 1772
“In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.” — James Madison, Federalist No.
Today’s founding father quote is from Charles Carroll, and goes perfectly with the discussion I am having in my Criminal Courts class, where I surprisingly am astonished at the view by some Believers about our place and beliefs being VITAL to our system of justice and truth (rant over). 52 more words