God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the Gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath....
Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
Can he be a patriot, who by openly vicious conduct, is undermining the very bonds of Society? The Scriptures tell us “righteousness exalteth a nation”. -Abigail Adams
I would rather be exposed to the inconvenienced attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it. – Thomas Jefferson