Quotes and Conundrums
"Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed."
Sarah Brady, HCI
"Throughout recorded history, without exception, it has been the sole accomplishment of organized government to deprive their populations of their Liberty and of their Property."
John C. Calhoun
"The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments."
Senator William F. Borah
"Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by 19/20th's of mankind."
John Stuart Mill
"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
"Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded."
"The time is now near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed; and they themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from which no human efforts will deliver them."
"Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it."
"If all Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough to eat, a bed and a roof over their heads. But if an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human being, he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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