” Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined. “


” The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. “


” Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship. “


” Do you remember any instance where tyranny was destroyed and freedom established on its ruins, among a people possessing so small a share of virtue and public spirit? I recollect none, and this more than the British arms makes me fearful of final success, without a reform. “



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Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.


Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
Do you remember any instance where tyranny was destroyed and freedom established on its ruins, among a people possessing so small a share of virtue and public spirit? I recollect none, and this more than the British arms makes me fearful of final success, without a reform.
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