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"Bad men cannot make good citizens. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience are incompatible with freedom." -
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Top 5 quotes from Patrick Henry
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel."
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."
"If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable; and let it come! I repeat, Sir, let it come!"
"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."
"The battle, Sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave."
Top 5 quotes from Morality
"Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness."
"If we do not help a man in trouble, it is as if we caused the trouble."
"I never believed there was one code of morality for a public and another for a private man."
"The fool who has not sense to discriminate between what is good and what is bad is well nigh as dangerous as the man who does discriminate and yet chooses the bad."
"Always do right - this will gratify some and astonish the rest."
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