First Principles: Honor Forbids Us To Surrender Freedom

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding generations to that wretchedness which inevitably awaits them if we basely entail hereditary bondage on them.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)

 

 

 

 

 

 

About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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