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In those wretched countries where a man...
The sun of liberty is set; you...
But what madness must it be to run...
When you run in debt; you give...
It is a common observation here that...
History affords us many instances of the ruin...
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing....
Where liberty dwells, there is my country....
Those who would give up essential liberty...
The colonies would gladly have borne the little...
... as all history informs us, there...
They that can give up essential liberty...
The States acceded to the Union.
Trusting too much to others' care is the ruin...
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Having been poor is no shame, but...
Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom....
History will also give Occasion to expatiate...
Your creditor has authority at his pleasure...
We must all hang together, or assuredly...
Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon...
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor...
... as all history informs us, there...
Life's tragedy is that we get old...
Outside Independence Hall when the Constitutional Convention of 1787...
Man will ultimately be governed by God...
Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will...
When the people find they can vote...
It is the first responsibility of every...
Moderation in all things -- including moderation....
Those who would give up essential Liberty,...
In my youth I travelled much, and I observed...
Repeal that [welfare] law, and you will...
... as all history informs us,...
[A]s all history informs us, there has...
There was never a good war, or...
It would be thought a hard government...
Finally, there seem to be but three...
Printers are educated in the Belief, that...
A Bible and a newspaper in every...
Beer is living proof that God loves...
No man's life, liberty or fortune is safe...
The longer I live, the more convincing...
A nation of well informed men who...
The ordaining of laws in favor of one...
If by the liberty of the press...
Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything...
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb...
All the property that is necessary to a Man,...
Without freedom of thought there can be no such...
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