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First Principles: Government Is Instituted For the Common Good; For the Protections, Safety, Prosperity and Happiness of the People; and Not for Profit, Honor or Private Interest of Any One Man, Family or Class of Men

“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an … Continue reading

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First Principles: My Rule Is … To Go Straight Forward In Doing What Appears To Me Right At the Time, Leaving the Consequences With Providence

“My rule, in which I have always found satisfaction, is, never to turn aside in public affairs through views of private interest; but to go straight forward in doing what appears to me right at the time, leaving the consequences … Continue reading

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First Principles: My Rule…Is…Go Straight Forward In Doing What Appears To Me Right AT the Time, Leaving the Consequences With Providence

“My rule in which I have always found satisfaction, is never to turn aside in public affairs through views of private interest, but to go straight forward in doing what appears to me right at the time, leaving the consequences … Continue reading

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