Category: Government Quote

  • Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural

    Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural

    With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan,…

  • “God governs in the affairs of men”

    “I’ve lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing Proofs I see of this Truth — That God governs in the Affairs of Men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his Notice, is it probable that an Empire can rise without his Aid? We have been…

  • “So celestial an article as freedom “

    “Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.” — Thomas Paine

  • “What has destroyed liberty?”

    “What has destroyed liberty?”

    “What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all cares and powers into one body.” — Thomas Jefferson

  • “True statesman values principle”

    “True statesman values principle”

    “Unlike the political opportunist, the true statesman values principle above popularity, and works to create popularity for those political principles which are wise and just.” — Ezra Taft Benson