Quotes of the week

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
– Abraham Lincoln

I do not believe that the government should have its...nose poked into the private consensual relationships between people.
– John Anderson

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
– Thomas Jefferson

The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it.
– Woodrow Wilson

We know that enduring peace cannot be bought at the cost of other people's freedom.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Constitution: it's not just a good idea, it's the law.
– Michael Badnarik

The rule of law can be wiped out in one misguided, however well-intentioned, generation.
– William T. Gossett

Restriction of free thought and free speech is...the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.
– Justice William O. Douglas

For the average American, freedom of speech is simply the freedom to repeat what everyone else is saying and no more.
– Gore Vidal

Free speech is meaningless unless it tolerates the speech that we hate.
– Henry J. Hyde

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