Skip to comments.Happy Independence Day America!
Posted on 07/13/2008 2:34:18 PM PDT by uptoolate
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor.
Commander-in-Chief in the American Revolution; Signer of the Constitution; First President of the United States
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
Signer of the Declaration of Independence; One of Two Signers of the Bill of Rights; Second President of the United States
Before any man can be considered as a member of civil society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.
Signer of the Constitution; Fourth President of the United States
And 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? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that His justice cannot sleep forever.
Signer and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence; Third President of the United States
Is it not that in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior? that it forms a leading event in the progress of the Gospel dispensation? Is it not that the Declaration of Independence first organized the social compact on the foundation of the Redeemers mission upon earth? That it laid the cornerstone of human government upon the first precepts of Christianity?
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
Statesman; Diplomat; Sixth President of the United
Check out the link for the rest or download the pdf for safe keeping. Many other quotes from our Founding Fathers, Congress, Supreme Court Rulings, Supreme Court Justices, Education, and Foreigners.
Words wasted on generations subjected to public schools where self esteem takes priority over the ability to read and comprehend.
Copied and saved,was talking to one of my nephews the other day about the BOR,he had to study them in school here(a country county school),he said”Uncle Butch,the teacher even made us memorize them”,shocked me,really good to hear.
So I take it you take a proactive approach and encourage all friends, relatives and neighbors to remove said generations from said public schools so that the freedom and responsibility to teach this very important part of American history will not be wasted?
No. I drink beer and whine.