III. Words of Wisdom

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“Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Safety nor Liberty.”

— Benjamin Franklin
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“When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross.”

— Sinclair Lewis, It Can’t Happen Here.
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“[W]e must remember that we are defending a way of life, not merely property, wealth, and even our homes … Should we have to resort to anything resembling a garrison state, then all that we are striving to defend … could disappear.”

President Dwigh D. Eisenhower, on the hysterical reaction to the lauch of Sputnik in 1957.
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“To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”

— Theodore Roosevelt
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“The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive.”

— Thomas Jefferson

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“Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church and the private school supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.”

— Ulysses S. Grant.

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