Tag Archives: Liberty

First Principles: It Is Wiser To Govern Through Sound Principles Than Events

“Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events.” – Henry Knox    

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First Principles: Americans Combine Christianity and Liberty So Intimately That It Is Impossible to Conceive One Without the Other

“The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other.” – Alexis de Tocqueville    

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First Principles: Our Liberties Come Not From Some Parchment But From God

“Our liberties do not come from charters; for these are only the declaration of pre-existing rights. They do not depend on parchments or seals; but come from the King of Kings and the Lord of all the earth.” – John … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Makes It Our Duty To Pass Liberty On To Our Children’s Children

“Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to … Continue reading

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In Memory of D-Day

God bless those who lived and died for liberty all those many years ago.  Peace is that better place we would all prefer to live.  Dying is the price some are willing to pay so that others might have that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: More Powerful Than American Arms Is the Strength of American Hearts

“More powerful than the strength of American arms was the strength of American hearts.” – Donald Trump, commemorating D-Day Also, noteworthy in his remarks: “We are gathered here on Freedom’s Altar. On these shores, on these bluffs, on this day … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty’s Enthusiasm Makes Humanity Rise In Acts of Bravery and Heroism

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.”– Alexander Hamilton    

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First Principles: Liberty, Once Lost, Is Lost Forever

“But a constitution of government once changed from freedom can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.””– John Adams      

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First Principles: Our Republic Is Intended Give Mankind Civil and Religious Liberty

“Courage, then, my countrymen, our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.” –  Samuel Adams, Speech at the State House, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Political Freedom Includes In It Every Other Blessing

“Political freedom includes in it every other blessing. All the pleasures of riches, science, virtue, and even religion itself derive their value from liberty alone. No wonder therefore wise and prudent legislators have in all ages been held in such … Continue reading

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