Thursday, February 20, 2014

Thoughts for Thursday: Quotes by the Founding Fathers

Thoughts for Thursday is a new feature hosted by Musings on Fantasia and LKHill.  In this meme, we share thoughts or quotes that we know or have recently come across. Each week there is a specific subject or theme. These can be quotes from books, quotes by famous people, (quotes by YOU, perhaps ;D). Anything from anywhere is game, though we do ask that you keep your quote to a few sentences at most. Don't quote, for example, entire passages of a book or essay. These can be funny quips, cool sayings, hair-raising antidotes, movie lines, any kind of quote you can think of!

Just have fun, collect awesome sayings by awesome people, and try to be inspired!

I'm a bit late, but Monday was President's Day, so the theme for this week's post is Quotes by our Founding Fathers.

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.--Abraham Lincoln

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.--George Washington

Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.--Sammuel Adams

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.--George Washington

The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.--Patrick Henry
Check out my other blog for more Founding Fathers quotes!

Which is your favorite Founding Fathers quote? Do you have one to add?

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