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Quote from James Fenimore Cooper,

"Liberty is not a matter of words,
but a positive and important condition of society.
Its greatest safeguard after placing its foundations in a popular base,
is in the checks and balances imposed on the public servants."


James Fenimore Cooper (more quotes by James Fenimore Cooper or books by/about James Fenimore Cooper)

(1789-1851) American Novelist


The American Democrat, 1838


Constitution, Freedom, Government, Liberty, Security, Society, America


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