Tag Archives: Men

Word Prompt – Angel

Better men than me have caved to adversity Losing their way in life’s forms of perversity But, I may be among the first to openly agree That the angel on my back gets the best of me As she speaks … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Republic Is Defined As Ruled By Laws Not Men

“They define a republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” – John Adams, Novanglus No. 7, 1775        

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First Principles: Trust No Living Man With the Power to Endanger Liberty

“There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.”  – John Adams, in an Oration at Braintree (Spring, 1772)     … Continue reading

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