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

  • “I expect that a just, dispassionate and steady conduct, will at length rally to a proper system the great body of our country. Unequivocal in principle, reasonable in manner, we shall be able I hope to do a great deal of good to the cause of freedom & harmony.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1801)
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  • “A republic … if you can keep it.” ~Benjamin Franklin (1787)
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  • “I suppose, indeed, that in public life, a man whose political principles have any decided character and who has energy enough to give them effect must always expect to encounter political hostility from those of adverse principles.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1808)
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  • “I’ve learned in Washington, that that’s the only place where sound travels faster than light.” ~Ronald Reagan
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  • “[T]he happiness of man, as well as his dignity, consists in virtue.” ~John Adams (1776)
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  • “The time has come to turn to God and reassert our trust in Him for the healing of America — our country is in need of and ready for a spiritual renewal.” ~Ronald Reagan
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  • “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” ~Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
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  • We have therefore to resolve to conquer or die.” ~George Washington (1776)
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  • “Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.” ~Alexander Hamilton (1788)
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  • “Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body;
but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.” ~Plato (429-347 BC)
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