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Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all!By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. - "The Liberty Song".

John Dickinson Quotes

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Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.

Alexis de Tocqueville Quotes

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Democracy: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.

Dave Barry Quotes

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The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes

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A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it -- it keeps him upright.

Robert Heinlein Quotes

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The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed. - Reflections on Life.

Alexis Carrel Quotes

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Up men to your posts! Don't forget today that you are from old Virginia. - Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.

Gen. George Pickett Quotes

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Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?

Patrick Henry Quotes

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We trained hard - but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we were reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing, and what a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.

Dave Barry Quotes

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Blood alone moves the wheels of history.

Benito Mussolini Quotes

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Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.

Thurgood Marshall Quotes

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Man's rights are evident branches of, rather than deductions from, the duty of self-preservation, commonly called the first law of nature.

Samuel Adams Quotes

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The tendency of democracies is, in all things, to mediocrity, since the tastes, knowledge, and principles of the majority form the tribunal of appeal.

James Fenimore Cooper Quotes

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I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in running our government.

Cissy Farenthold Quotes

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If none were to have Liberty but those who understand what it is, there would not be many freed Men in the world.

Lord Halifax Quotes

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The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.

St. Augustine Quotes

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Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen.

General George Patton Quotes

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The inner censor of the mind of the true believer completes the work of the public censor; his self-discipline is as tyrannical as the obedience imposed by the regime; he terrorizes his own conscience into submission; he carries his private Iron Curtain inside his skull, to protect his illusions against the intrusion of reality.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles.

Anonymous Quotes

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Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.

George M. Cohan Quotes

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You can get a lot more done with a kind word and a gun, than with a kind word alone.

Al Capone Quotes

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Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Philip Zimmermann Quotes

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A thief believes everybody steals.

E.w. Howe Quotes

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Fascism is capitalism in decay.

Lenin (vladimir Ulyanov) Quotes

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Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.

Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein Quotes

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