We have the best Congress that money can buy.
I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.
A just security to property is not afforded by that government, under which unequal taxes oppress one species of property and reward another species.
To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it.
[A] wise and frugal government … shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government.
We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
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Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.
The government is best which governs least.
Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and show the whole world, that a Freeman contending for Liberty on his own ground is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.