Driven from every corner of the earth, freedom of thought and the right of private judgment in matters of conscience direct their course to this happy country as their last asylum.
Samuel Adams (1722 - 1803)
Source: Speech, Philadelphia, August 1, 1776.
Contributed by: Zaady
I believe that no people ever yet groaned under the heavy yoke of slavery but when they deserved it.
Source: Article published in 1771.
The necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance.
There never was a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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