"The moment a person forms a theory; his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory."
"When the people fear the government there is tyranny. When the government fears the people there is liberty."
"We have staked the whole future of our new nation, not upon the power of government; far from it. We have staked the future of all our political constitutions upon the capacity of each of ourselves to govern ourselves according to the moral principals of the Ten Commandments of God."