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Sunday, October 23, 2005

Daily Quote 10/23/2005

Monday, October 17, 2005
"Law and liberty cannot rationally become the objects of our love, unless they first become the objects of our knowledge." --James Wilson (Of the Study of the Law in the United States, Circa 1790), Reference: The Learning of Liberty, Prangle and Prangle (207); original Selected Political Essays of James Wilson, Randolph Adams, ed. (189)

Very insightful, indeed.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005
"Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint." --Alexander Hamilton (Federalist No. 15), Reference: Hamilton, Federalist No. 15.

Aw, who let the cat out of the bag? lol.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005
"And it proves, in the last place, that liberty can have nothing to fear from the judiciary alone, but would have everything to fear from its union with either of the other departments." --Alexander Hamilton (Federalist No. 78, 1788), Reference: Hamilton, Federalist No. 78.


Thursday, October 20, 2005
"Would it not be better to simplify the system of taxation rather than to spread it over such a variety of subjects and pass through so many new hands." --Thomas Jefferson (letter to James Madison, 1784), Reference: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Julian P. Boyd, ed., 7:557.


Friday, October 21, 2005
"The freedom and happiness of man...[are] the sole objects of all legitimate government." --Thomas Jefferson (letter to Thaddeus Kosciusko, 1810), Reference: The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Lipscomb and Bergh,
eds., 12:369.