Monday, November 01, 2004

Founding Father Quotes Of The Day - Election Eve Edition

A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.
- Alexander Hamilton.

The eyes of the world being thus on our Country, it is put the more on its good behavior, and under the greater obligation also, to do justice to the Tree of Liberty by an exhibition of the fine fruits we gather from it.
- James Madison

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington

"Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government..."
- Thomas Jefferson

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