There never was a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Samuel Adams (1722 - 1803)
Contributed by: Zaady
Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
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.
The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought.
Source: Article published in 1771.
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