- "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
- "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."
- "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."
- "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."
- "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
- "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
I am still very busy working six days a week, long hours, but I thought this was worth the time to share! Take care my friends!!