Tuesday, November 27, 2012
"An elective despotism was not the government we fought for, but one which should not only be founded on true free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among general bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others."-- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President 1782 Source: Notes on Va.
"When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic."-- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) US Founding Father Source: Attributed.
"When truth is divided, errors multiply."-- Eli Siegel (1902-1978) Poet and critic who founded the philosophy Aesthetic Realism Source: Damned Welcome