"The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for, among old parchments, or musty records. They are written, as with a sun beam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power."
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Alexander Hamilton
(1757-1804) American statesman, Secretary of the Treasury
Source:
The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775
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We hold this truth to be self evident! Pictorially to the mind's eye, said very well. Rights are a sacred essence of the being's existence no matter carnal man's efforts.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    One of Hamilton's better statements, yet shows the sting of conviction by the old parchments and musty records, " For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another." " Art thou called being a servant? care not for it: but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather." Remove not the sacred text, least the foundation be lost. 
     -- Ronw13, Oregon     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
     
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