Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor Liberty to purchase power.
– Ben Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack
Posted by kazvorpal on October 26, 2009 in Politics
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The evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy. The people do not want virtue, but are the dupes of pretended patriots.
Elbridge Gerry, Constitutional Convention, Monday, May 31, 1787
Posted by kazvorpal on October 13, 2009 in Politics
Tags: constitution, democracy, elbridge gerry, freedom, gerrymander, liberty, patriotism, quotation, quotations, quote, quotes, sayings, virtue
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