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The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom. ...
by Ezra Stiles

The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom.
- Ezra Stiles

But Connecticut and Rhode Island have originally realized
the most perfect polity as to a legislature.
- Ezra Stiles

The Lord shall have made his American Israel high above
all nations which he hath made.
- Ezra Stiles

The greater part of the governments on earth may be
termed monarchical aristocracies,
or hereditary dominions independent of the people.
- Ezra Stiles

 

A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite
benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.
- Ezra Stiles

There are reasons for believing that the English increase will far surpass others,
and that the diffusion of the United States will ultimately
produce the general population of America.
- Ezra Stiles

But a multitude of people, even the two hundred million of the Chinese empire,
cannot subsist without civil government.
- Ezra Stiles

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All the forms of civil polity have been tried by mankind,
except one, and that seems to have been reserved in
Providence to be realized in America.
- Ezra Stiles

Let the grand errand into America never be forgotten.
- Ezra Stiles

Besides a happy policy as to civil government,
it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice,
equity, and public right.
- Ezra Stiles

Let a bill, or law, be read, in the one branch or the other,
every one instantly thinks how it will affect his constituents.
- Ezra Stiles

We stand a better chance with aristocracy,
whether hereditary or elective, than with monarchy.
- Ezra Stiles

Our trade opens to all the world.
- Ezra Stiles

With the people, especially a people seized of property,
resides the aggregate of original power.
- Ezra Stiles

It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is
effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States,
though somewhat differently modeled.
- Ezra Stiles

War, in some instances, especially defensive,
has been authorized by Heaven.
- Ezra Stiles

Indians are numerous in the tropical regions;
not so elsewhere.
- Ezra Stiles

A few scattered accounts, collected and combined together,
may lead us to two certain conclusions:
1.
That all the American Indians are one kind of people;
2.
That they are the same as the people in the northeast of Asia.
- Ezra Stiles

It should seem, then, that the nature of society dictates another,
a higher branch, whose superiority arises from its
being the interested and natural conservator of the universal interest.
- Ezra Stiles

In justice to human society it may perhaps be said
of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world,
however imperfect, that they have been founded in and
carried on with very considerable wisdom.
- Ezra Stiles

But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments,
all the succeeding ones have, in general,
proved one continued series of injustice,
which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years.
- Ezra Stiles

The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable,
and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite
themselves into one body for the liberty,
free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right.
- Ezra Stiles

The British merchants represented that they received
some profit indeed from Virginia and South Carolina,
as well as the West Indies; but as for the rest of this continent,
they were constant losers in trade.
- Ezra Stiles

Nature and human life are as various
as our several constitutions.
Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
- Henry David Thoreau

For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
- Plato

Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed...
to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
- Algernon Sydney

My grandfather, on my father's side,
helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China.
He was a fairly well-known scholar.
- Maya Lin

A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an
influence on many constitutions as the most recent
blessings or misfortunes.
- Joseph Addison

The constitutions of most of our States assert that
all power is inherent in the people;
that...
it is their right and duty to be at all times armed.
- Thomas Jefferson

The basis of our political system is the right of the
people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
- George Washington

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent,
and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
- Alexander Hamilton

There are loads of countries that have nice written constitutions like ours.
But there aren't loads of countries where they're followed.
- Stephen Breyer

I am fully persuaded that thousands of our fellow-men
might profit equally by a similar course to mine;
but,
constitutions not being all alike, a different course
of treatment may be advisable for the removal of so
tormenting an affliction.
- William Banting

I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions,
but laws and institutions must go hand in hand
with the progress of the human mind.
As that becomes more developed, more enlightened,
as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered
and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances,
institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.
- Thomas Jefferson [inscribed in the Jefferson Memorial]

At the University of Maryland, my first year I started
off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design,
stage design or television design.
- Jim Henson

Living in Maryland, I saw that the opportunities were
far greater in California than back home.
- Christina Milian

We have been frustrated that there are a number of
incumbents in Maryland offices who have been in office
for years and years and show no movement or desire to pass the torch.
- John Mahoney

I'm about to challenge for the Maryland Cup in the next couple of years,
as an owner, a trainer, and a rider.
- Davy Jones

We're betting, at this place and this time,
we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland.
- Bob Ehrlich

I was living in Maryland and my first week was dreadful.
My first week I actually got into a fight at school.
- Christina Milian

A week or so ago I did a two hour book review in Baltimore Maryland.
- Betty Hill

I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters,
risking their lives to protect others,
but we need to protect our protectors with the best
equipment training and resources.
- Barbara Mikulski

Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland,
has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart.
- Allen Klein

Every Maryland family wants financial security,
schools that work, quality healthcare,
safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity.
These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life.
- Robert.
L.
Ehrlich

My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children,
health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens.
We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my
Administration as we build today and look forward to
the projects of the future.
- Robert.
L.
Ehrlich

Well I am from Annapolis Maryland.
I went to High school in Baltimore, but I grew up in Annapolis.
It was a cute town.
We lived on a waterfront community.
It was good, even though I don't really fit the preppy boater kind of style.
- Christian Siriano

Once I took a bus from my home in Maryland to Philadelphia
to live on the streets with some musicians for a few weeks,
and then my parents sent me to boarding school at Andover to shape me up.
- Olivia Wilde

Mike and Heather and I rapped once or twice in New
York and then we all wound up on a train together on the way out to Maryland.
I think it was about a month and a half from the time
we got cast until the time we shot the thing.
- Joshua Leonard

Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the
first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter
I settled into the backstage scenery,
and then at the University of Maryland I was doing
posters for their productions.
- Jim Henson

Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

You cannot discover new oceans unless
you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
- Anonymous

Incite a riot of new ideas.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

What seems new is only new to us.
- Pearl S. Buck

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney


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