Quotes

“The house we hope to build is not for my generation but for yours. It is your future that matters. And I hope that when you are my age, you will be able to say as I have been able to say: We lived in freedom. We lived lives that were a statement, not an apology.”
–RONALD REAGAN

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”
–JOHN F. KENNEDY

“America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused — preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.”
–GEORGE W. BUSH

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”
–MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

“They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” — Ben Franklin

“A Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” — John Adams

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” — Thomas Jefferson

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” — Thomas Paine

“It does not take a majority to prevail…but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men. … If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, go from us in peace. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!” — Samuel Adams

“Give me liberty or give me death!” — Patrick Henry

“True religion offers to government its surest support,” — George Washington

“It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.” — George Washington

“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” — George Washington

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” — George Washington

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