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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Daily Quote 7/16/2006

Monday, July 10, 2006.
"A penny saved is twopence clear."

--Benjamin Franklin (Poor Richard's Almanack, 1737); Reference: Poor Richard: The Almanacks, for the Years, 1733-1758, Intro by Van Wyck Brooks (47)

Tuesday, July 11, 2006.
"The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."

--Thomas Jefferson (Rights of British America, 1774); Reference: The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Lipscomb and Bergh.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006.
"Remember, my Eliza, you are a Christian."

--Alexander Hamilton (speaking to his grieving wife, 7/12/1804); Reference: Facts and Documments..., Editor of the Evening Post, ed. (23); original letter from David Hosack, August 17, 1804.

Thursday, July 13, 2006.
"Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace."

--Thomas Jefferson (letter to James Monroe, 24 October 1823); Reference: Jeffersonian Cyclopedia, Foley (685); orignal The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Ford, ed., vol. 5 (198)

Friday, July 14, 2006.
"Those gentlemen, who will be elected senators, will fix themselves in the federal town, and become citizens of that town more than of your state."

--George Mason (speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 14 June 1788); Reference: The Debates of the Several State..., Elliot, vol. 3 (405)

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