Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
Formerly government was the responsibility of people; now people have become the responsibility of government.
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