Quote of the Day

"Happiness is not an accident. Nor is it something you wish for. Happiness is something you design." ~ Jim Rohn

Make Mine Freedom

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Quotes from the Founders: John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams

1836

From "A Eulogy On The Life and Character of James Madison"

And what, my friends and fellow citizens, what is that duty of our own? Is it not to preserve, to cherish, to improve the inheritance which they have left us—won by their toils —watered by their tears—saddened but fertilized by their blood?

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Quotes from the Founders: Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

All of us who were engaged in the struggle must have observed frequent instances of superintending providence in our favor. To that kind providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten that powerful friend? Or do we imagine that we no longer need his assistance? I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth-that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the Ground without his Notice, is it probable that an Empire can rise without his Aid?

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Quotes from the Founders: Noah Webster

"It is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion"