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Quote from George Mason,

"All men are created equally free and independent,
and have certain inherent rights,
of which they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity;
among which are the enjoyment of life and liberty,
with the means of acquiring and possessing property,
and pursuing the obtaining of happiness and safety."


George Mason (more quotes by George Mason or books by/about George Mason)

(1725-1792), drafted the Virgina Declaration of Rights, ally of James Madison and George Washington


First Draft, Virginia Declaration of Rights


Constitution, Equality, Freedom, Happiness, Independence, Individual Rights, Liberty, Property, Rights, Security


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