Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
John Adams
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
John Adams
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
John Adams
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
John Adams
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
Clint Eastwood
President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.
Clint Eastwood
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
Patrick Henry
Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?
Patrick Henry
All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.
Andrew Jackson
Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
Andrew Jackson
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thomas Jefferson
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Thomas Jefferson
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
Thomas Jefferson
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
Thomas Jefferson
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
James Madison
A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
James Madison
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.
Thomas Paine
There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
Will Rogers
The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.
Will Rogers
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Mark Twain
The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
George Washington