Samuel Adams Quotes

Samuel Adams Quotes: Every one knows that the exercise of military power is forever dangerous to civil rights; and we have had recent instances of violences that have been offer'd to private subjects....
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Samuel Adams Quote: What a man has honestly acquired is absolutely his own, which he may freely give, but cannot be taken from him without his consent.
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Quotes about Samuel Adams: It is a very great mistake to imagine that the object of loyalty is the authority and interest of one individual man, however dignified by the applause or enriched by the success of popular actions.
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Quote about Samuel Adams: In a state of tranquility, wealth, and luxury, our descendants would forget the arts of war and the noble activity and zeal which made their ancestors invincible. Every art of corruption would be employed to loosen the bond of union which renders our resistance formidable. When the spirit of liberty which now animates our hearts and gives success to our arms is extinct, our numbers will accelerate our ruin and render us easier victims to tyranny.
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Samuel Adams Sayings: If taxes are laid upon us without our having a legal representation where they are laid, we are reduced from the character of free subjects to the state of tributary slaves.
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Samuel Adams Saying: Give credit to whom credit due.
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Sayings about Samuel Adams: We boast of our freedom, and we have your example for it. We talk the language we have always heard you speak.
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Saying about Samuel Adams: And that the said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms; or to raise standing armies, unless necessary for the defense of the United States, or of some one or more of them; or to prevent the people from petitioning, in a peaceable and orderly manner, the federal legislature, for a redress of grievances; or to subject the people to unreasonable searches and seizures of their persons, papers or possessions.
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Samuel Adams Quotes: If the public are bound to yield obedience to laws to which they cannot give their approbation, they are slaves to those who make such laws and enforce them.
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Samuel Adams Quote: Shame on the men who can court exemption from present trouble and expense at the price of their own posterity's liberty!
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