Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Liberty Quotes

"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this." -- Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Physicist and Professor, Nobel Prize 1921 Source: My First Impression of the U.S.A., 1921

"The principles of a free constitution are irrevocably lost when the legislative power is dominated by the executive." -- Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) English historian and Member of Parliament 1776

"Laws provide against injury from others; but not from ourselves." -- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

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