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
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean
The work of internal government has become the task of controlling the thousands of fifth-rate...
Thank God, I never was cheerful. I come from the happy stock of the Mathers,...
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.
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit
They know enough who know how to learn.
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how...
A friend in power is a friend lost.
One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible.
I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so...
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the...
Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of...
Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one...
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has...
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the...
I do have concerns about the current efforts to restructure our nation's intelligence community.