The People of Virginia declare and make known that the powers granted under the Constitution being derived from the People of the United States may be resumed by them whensoever the same shall be perverted to their injury or oppression…
Quote by Henry Brooks Adams
America And Americans Quotes
Morality is a private and costly luxury
They know enough who know how to learn.
In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle are easily set aside; the faculty of...
Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race...
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Every man who has at last succeeded, after long effort, in calling up the divinity...
Law is merely the expression of the will of the strongest for the time being,...
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has...
Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is...
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game.
You can't use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take...
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
The work of internal government has become the task of controlling the thousands of fifth-rate...
Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic.
All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one...
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special,...
It depends upon what the meaning of the word is means
Whoever does not know how to lay his will into things at least lays some...