The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.
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Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Sometimes it's easy to go where the wind blows, but those that stand firmly planted are forces to be reckoned with.
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I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.
In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.
Alexis de Tocqueville
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.
In most communities it is illegal to cry 'fire' in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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