The essence of Government is power, and power lodged as it must be in human hands will ever be liable to abuse.

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America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which h

America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most, had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions aga

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

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