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Samuel Adams Quotes and Sayings

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The Constitution shall never be construed...
to prevent the people of the United States who are
peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
- Samuel Adams

How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!
- Samuel Adams

We cannot make events.
Our business is wisely to improve them.
- Samuel Adams

The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution,
are worth defending against all hazards:
And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.
- Samuel Adams

 

It does not take a majority to prevail...
but rather an irate, tireless minority,
keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
- Samuel Adams

Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free,
but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum
on earth for civil and religious liberty.
- Samuel Adams

It does not require a majority to prevail,
but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set
brush fires in people's minds.
- Samuel Adams

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Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
- Samuel Adams

He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is,
or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country.
There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country,
who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations
in his private connections.
- Samuel Adams

The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth,
and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man,
but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
- Samuel Adams

Among the natural rights of the colonists are these:
First a right to life,
secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property;
together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.
- Samuel Adams

The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion,
not freedom from religion.
- Billy Graham

The Constitution, as originally drawn,
made no reference to the fact that all Americans wre
considered equal members of society.
- Constance Baker Motley

To live under the American Constitution is the greatest
political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
- Calvin Coolidge

If the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction
that inflicts large casualties,
the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor
of a military form of government.
- Tommy Franks

We have to worry about protecting the Constitution.
- Karen Hughes

Most faults are not in our Constitution,
but in ourselves.
- Ramsey Clark

But there is a higher law than the Constitution,
which regulates our authority over the domain,
and devotes it to the same noble purposes.
- William H. Seward

We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote
protected by the federal government and the Constitution.
- Al Sharpton

Obviously, I'll keep fighting to uphold the Constitution.
- Michael Newdow

Only we, the public, can force our representatives
to reverse their abdication of the war powers that
the Constitution gives exclusively to the Congress.
- Daniel Ellsberg

I believe realism is nothing but an analysis of reality.
Film scripts have a synthetical constitution.
- Manuel Puig

My role isn't to be politically smart.
My role is to do what's right under the constitution.
And if that's politically unpopular,
so be it.
- Rose E. Bird

The Constitution has not greatly bothered any wartime President.
- Francis Biddle

What I am for is justice for everyone,
just like it says in the Constitution.
- Richard Pryor

They will sustain the constitution and laws and institutions of the United States,
and be the champions of liberty and of that constitution
when its integrity shall be threatened.
- Lorenzo Snow

Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

But in view of the constitution, in the eye of the law,
there is in this country no superior,
dominant, ruling class of citizens.
There is no caste here.
- John Marshall Harlan

Power's not what the Constitution was about.
- Roy Moore

We also intend to deal with the issue of incorporating
basic human rights into our new constitution.
- Chen Shui-bian

The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships
in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me
to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy.
- Harry A. Blackmun

Drafting a constitution is only the first step.
The constitution has to be granted legitimacy by open discussion and a fair,
representative referendum.
- Emma Bonino

I created no authority that wasn't already there under the constitution.
- John Engler

I maintain that the House is bound by the Constitution
to receive the petitions;
after which,
it will take such method of deciding upon them as reason
and principle shall dictate.
- Caleb Cushing

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women;
when it dies there,
no constitution, no law, no court can save it.
- Learned Hand

All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing,
and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an
independent and virtuous Judiciary.
- Andrew Jackson

Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer.
He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the
federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent
judiciary was critical to the success of the nation.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

That's the key: get the constitution in place.
Get rule of law in place, capital will come,
electricity will follow.
- Steve King

I think that the proposed constitution is one of the
European legal documents with the strongest social
dimension I have seen since I began following European issues.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

In violation of the Habeas Corpus Act and the fundamental
laws of our constitution these men have never been
brought to trail or even allowed to see a lawyer.
- John Amery

The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.
- Andrew Jackson

The merit of our Constitution was, not that it promotes democracy,
but checks it.
- Horatio Seymour

When cerebral processes enter into sports,
you start screwing up.
It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state.
You have to separate mind and body.
- Bill Lee

The Constitution of the United States allows us to change;
I don't have a problem with that.
- Lee Greenwood

Our plan is to struggle against terrorism and have
security for the country and help draft a democratic
constitution as soon as possible.
- Jalal Talabani

The Constitution of the United States was made not
merely for the generation that then existed,
but for posterity- unlimited, undefined,
endless, perpetual posterity.
- Henry Clay

I think the motive is to establish in federal law the
personhood from conception forward and try and alter
the Constitution through statute.
- Zoe Lofgren

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,
the Civil War-when I really think about them they all
seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.
- Sarah Vowell

The American Constitution is the greatest governing document,
and at some 7,000 words, just about the shortest.
- Stephen Ambrose

Hosni Mubarak...
his constitution is not democratic, but he is democratic.
We can voice our opinions now.
The press is free.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Nothing that we have authorized conflicts with any
law regarding privacy or any provision of the constitution.
- John Ashcroft

It must always be remembered that what the Constitution
forbids is not all searches and seizures,
but unreasonable searches and seizures.
- Potter Stewart

Even though Article IV of the Constitution says that
treaties are the 'supreme law of the land,'
in most instances they're not even law.
- Sonia Sotomayor

The British Constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
- Queen Elizabeth II

This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts,
hopes and aspirations of ordinary people.
It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens
further still the democratic deficit.
- Nigel Farage

The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life,
liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
That's all.
It doesn't guarantee our rights to charity.
- Jesse Ventura

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing
majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th
Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S.
Senators.
- Will Rogers

Well for one, the 13th amendment to the constitution
of the US which abolished slavery -
did not abolish slavery for those convicted of a crime.
- Angela Davis

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance;
they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
- George Washington

Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows
nor tolerates classes among citizens.
- John Marshall Harlan

There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution
sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order
to protect the privacy of us all.
- Antonin Scalia

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws,
and the whole practice of the government that the entire
executive power is vested in the President of the United States.
- Andrew Jackson

As the Constitution endures, persons in every generation
can invoke its principles in their own search for greater freedom.
- Anthony Kennedy

Just talk to me as a father - not what the Constitution says.
What do you feel?
- Joe Biden

Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature,
and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia,
that we must ask that our judges adhere.
- Robert Bork

Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.
It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
- John Adams

The Constitution is not neutral.
It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.
- William O. Douglas

As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine,
an amendment to the Constitution should be the last
resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
- Arlen Specter


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