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Sunday, February 05, 2006

Daily Quote 2/5/2006

Monday, Jan. 30, 2006
"I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance." --Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Adams, 12 September 1821), Reference: Thomas Jefferson: The Apostle of Americanism, Chinard (517); original The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Memorial Edition, Lipsco

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006

"A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained." --Joseph Story (Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833), Reference: Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 206

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006

"States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct." --Alexander Hamilton (Report on Public Credit, 9 January 1790), Reference: The Reports of Alexander Hamilton, Cooke, ed. (3)

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006

"In the next place, the state governments are, by the very theory of the constitution, essential constituent parts of the general government. They can exist without the latter, but the latter cannot exist without them." --Joseph Story (Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833), Reference: Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 191.

Friday, Feb. 3, 2006

"Your love of liberty - your respect for the laws - your habits
of industry - and your practice of the moral and religious obligations, are the strongest claims to national and individual happiness." --George Washington (letter to the Residents of Boston, 27 October 1789), Reference: Maxims of George Washington, Schroeder, ed. (139)