• “[W]here there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” ~Benjamin Rush, letter to David Ramsay, 1788
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  • “In contemplating the political institutions of the United States, I lament that we waste so much time and money in punishing crimes and take so little pains to prevent them . . . We neglect the only means of establishing and perpetuating our republican forms of government, that is, the universal education of our youth in the principles of Christianity by the means of the Bible.” ~Dr. Benjamin Rush, (Essays-Literary, Moral, and Philosophical)
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  • “In contemplating the political institutions of the United States, I lament that we waste so much time and money in punishing crimes and take so little pains to prevent them . . . We neglect the only means of establishing and perpetuating our republican forms of government, that is, the universal education of our youth in the principles of Christianity by the means of the Bible.” ~Dr. Benjamin Rush, (Essays-Literary, Moral, and Philosophical)
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  • “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” ~Benjamin Rush (1773)
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  • “[W]ithout virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.” ~Benjamin Rush (1806)
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  • “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” ~Benjamin Rush, letter to His Fellow Countrymen: On Patriotism, 1773
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  • “[W]here there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” ~Benjamin Rush, Letter to David Ramsay, 1788
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  • “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” ~Benjamin Rush (1773)
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  • “[W]here there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” ~Benjamin Rush, Letter to David Ramsay, 1788
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  • “In such a performance you may lay the foundation of national happiness only in religion, not by leaving it doubtful “whether morals can exist without it,” but by asserting that without religion morals are the effects of causes as purely physical as pleasant breezes and fruitful seasons.” ~Benjamin Rush, letter to John Adams, 1811
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