"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
"In questions of power...let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."
"The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resists it."
John Milton Hay
"A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
"Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music."
"Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom."
John F. Kennedy
"Good intentions will always be pleaded for any assumption of power. The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters."