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

  • “Observe good faith and justice towards all Nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.” ~George Washington (1796)
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  • “Everybody is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people’s idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.” ~Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
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  • “To be prepared for war, is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” ~George Washington (1790)
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  • “The dominant purpose of the First Amendment was to prohibit the widespread practice of government suppression of embarrassing information.” ~Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980)
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  • “This new world hath been the asylum for the persecuted lovers of civil and religious liberty from every part of Europe. Hither have they fled…” ~Thomas Paine (1776)
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  • “Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the spot of every wind. With such persons, gullibility takes the helm from the hand of reason and the mind becomes a wreck.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1822)
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  • Liberty, once lost, is lost foever ~John Adams
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  • “[R]eligion and virtue are the only foundations, not of republicanism and of all free government, but of social felicity under all government and in all the combinations of human society.” ~John Adams (1811)
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  • “Government will not fail to employ education to strengthen its hands and perpetuate its institutions.” ~William Godwin (1756-1836)
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  • “During the course of administration, and in order to disturb it, the artillery of the press has been leveled against us, charged with whatsoever its licentiousness could devise or dare. These abuses of an institution so important to freedom and science are deeply to be regretted, inasmuch as they tend to lessen its usefulness and to sap its safety.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1805)
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