“We may be tossed upon an ocean where we can see no land – nor, perhaps, the sun or stars.
But there is a chart and a compass for us to study, to consult, and to obey.
That chart is the Constitution.”
––American statesman, orator (1782-1852)
“Government is instituted to protect property of every sort;
as well that which lies in the various rights of individuals….
The invasion of private rights is chiefly to be apprehended…”
––Co-author of the Federalist Papers & 4th U.S. President
“The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.”
––Farmer, lawyer, architect, inventor, naturalist, philosopher, scientist, and 3rd U.S. President (1743-1826)