“As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions.”

James Madison - Quotes from the Founders

“Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.”

Benjamin Franklin - Quotes from the Founders

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.”

George Washington - Quotes from the Founders

“It is the duty of every good citizen to use all the opportunities which occur to him, for preserving documents relating to the history of our country.”

Thomas Jefferson - Quotes from the Founders

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.”

John Adams - Quotes from the Founders