Elbridge Gerry

Elbridge Gerry

No religious doctrine shall be established by law.More Elbridge Gerry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What, sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty ... Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins.More Elbridge Gerry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins.More Elbridge Gerry quotes [08/18/2011 04:08:14]
The evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy. The people do not want virtue, but are the dupes of pretended patriots.More Elbridge Gerry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A standing army is like a standing member. It's an excellent assurance of domestic tranquility, but a dangerous temptation to foreign adventure.More Elbridge Gerry quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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