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Author: Thomas Paine, Source: The American Crisis, No. 4, September 11, 1777Author: John Adams, Source: His last public words, a toast on July 4, 1826 (the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence)
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, Source: Rights of British America, 1774
A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.
Author: John Quincy Adams, Source: July 4, 1837
"Posterity--you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it."
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826), Source: to Archibald Stuart, 1791