quotes tagged with 'domestic'

The best general key for the solution of questions of power between our governments is the fact that 'every foreign and federal power is given to the Federal Government, and to the States every power purely domestic.' I recollect but one instance of control vested in the Federal over the State authorities in a matter purely domestic, which is that of metallic tenders. The Federal is, in truth, our foreign government, which department alone is taken from the sovereignty of the separate States.
Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: Letter to Robert J. Garnett, 1824Saved by cboyack in government nation domestic foreign state federalism 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.
Author: Cicero, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in domestic treason 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I am concerned for the security of our great nation, not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.
Author: Douglas MacArthur, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in conspiracy domestic douglasmacarthur security 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged against provisions against danger, real or pretended from abroad.
Author: James Madison, Source: Letter to Thomas Jefferson, May 13, 1798, page 141Saved by cboyack in liberty danger domestic foreign 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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