Favorite Quotes

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” — George Orwell (1903 – 1950)

“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” — Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” — Alexis de Tocqueville

“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.” — Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826), to Archibald Stuart, 1791

“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers it can bribe the people with their own money.” — Alexis de Tocqueville

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.” — Thomas Jefferson

“A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference. ” — Thomas Jefferson

“There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.”  — Smedley Butler

“War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.” — Smedley Butler

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