The Deterioration of Government

The deterioration of every government begins with
the decay of the principles on which it was founded
~Charles-Louis de Secondat

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  • “We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence . . .” ~Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights March on Washington, August 28, 1963
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  • “Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive.” ~Ayn Rand (1905-1982)
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  • “The standard of good behavior for the continuance in office … is certainly one of the most valuable of the modern improvements in the practice of government.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1788)
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  • “The second office of this government is honorable and easy, the first is but a splendid misery.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1797)
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  • “Let us therefore rely upon the goodness of the Cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands Victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble Actions.” ~George Washington General Orders (1776)
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  • “There is not a more important and fundamental principle in legislation, than that the ways and means ought always to face the public engagements; that our appropriations should ever go hand in hand with our promises.” ~James Madison (1790)
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  • “Prior to capitalism, the way people amassed great wealth was by looting, plundering and enslaving their fellow man. Capitalism made it possible to become wealthy by serving your fellow man.” ~Walter E. Williams
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  • “It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1781)
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  • “If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” ~Thomas Paine
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  • “Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual.” ~Walter E. Williams
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