Founding Fathers Quotes

Founding Fathers Quotes

mcwelch101
mcwelch101
Sep 13, 2013, 7:42 PM |
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“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.”


― Patrick Henry

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” 
― Benjamin Franklin

Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
-Samuel Adams 

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
John Adams 

 

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

- Thomas  Jefferson