• “Nothing is more essential to the establishment of manners in a State than that all persons employed in places of power and trust must be men of unexceptionable characters.” ~Samuel Adams (1775)
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  • “Contemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen, and then say, ‘What should be the reward of such sacrifices?’ … If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands, which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!” ~Samuel Adams (1777)
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  • “Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual β€” or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” ~Samuel Adams (1781)
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  • “When People are universally ignorant, and debauchd in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders.” ~Samuel Adams (1775)
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  • β€œThe said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to . . . prevent the people of the United states, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms.” ~Samuel Adams
Published in: on September 11, 2018 at 1:41 pm  Leave a Comment  

  • “Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual β€” or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” ~Samuel Adams (1781)
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  • “Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” ~Samuel Adams (1749)
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  • “While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.” ~Samuel Adams (1779)
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  • “The public cannot be too curious concerning the characters of public men.” ~Samuel Adams (1775)
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  • “A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.” ~Samuel Adams (1779)
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