• “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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  • 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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  • “A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy.” ~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 virtuous education is calculated to reach … the heart, and to prevent crimes . . . Such an education, which leads the youth beyond mere outside show, will impress their minds with a profound reverence of the Deity.” ~Samuel Adams (January 17, 1794)
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  • “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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  • “Their arts may be more dangerous than their arms. Let us then renounce all treaty with them upon any score but that of total separation, and under God trust our cause to our swords.” ~Samuel Adams (1776)
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  • “Our unalterable resolution would be to be free. They have attempted to subdue us by force, but God be praised! in vain. Their arts may be more dangerous than their arms. Let us then renounce all treaty with them upon any score but that of total separation, and under God trust our cause to our swords.” ~Samuel Adams (1776)
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  • “[W]hen 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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  • “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 — 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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