There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest, as well as the keenest, dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives and thereby have consented to my own ruin to your ruin and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
Liberty according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
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