For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
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I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
Having a track record to live up to and the history of successes had become a hindrance. It becomes harder to break out of what people expect you to do.
As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.
The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular, with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.
We aren't cool and never will be.
President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet. My promise... is to help you and your family.
We are anthill men upon an anthill world.
I would like a food/lifestyle show. We're not sure what that is yet. I want to be able to share what I do and how I raise my family. I feel like I have a story to tell. I enjoy talking and listening, sharing ideas and sharing advice.
A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it. Maybe today I'll be able to do that. I get for some reason somewhat stronger when the sun starts to go down. Dusk is a good time for me. I'm crepuscular.
We must promote upward mobility, starting with solutions that speak to our broken education system, broken immigration policy, and broken safety-net programs that foster dependency instead of helping people get back on their feet.