Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Contemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen, and then say 'what should be the reward of such sacrifices?' Bid us and our posterity bow the knee, supplicate the friendship and plough, and sow, and reap, to glut the avarice of the men who have let loose on us the dogs of war to riot in our blood and hunt us from the face of the earth? If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick tMore Samuel Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every one knows that the exercise of military power is forever dangerous to civil rights; and we have had recent instances of violences that have been offer'd to private subjects....More Samuel Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The public cannot be too curious concerning the characters of public men.More Samuel Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There never was a democracy that did not commit suicide.More Samuel Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The liberties of our country, the freedoms of our civil Constitution are worth defending at all hazards; it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors. They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood. It will bring a mark of everlasting infamy on the present generation – enlightened as it is – if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle, or to be cheated out of them by the aMore Samuel Adams quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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