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Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? - Thomas Jefferson


Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. - Oscar Wilde


The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. - James Madison


I know that my works are a credit to this nation and I dare say they will endure longer than the McCarran Act. - Arthur Miller


A healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones. But if you break a nation's nationality it will think of nothing else but getting it set again. - George Bernard Shaw


Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. - Henry Louis Mencken


It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive. - Jawaharlal Nehru


A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honours, the men it remembers. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy