Friday, July 04, 2008

"Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly implore His protection and favor..."
- George Washington

"The first and almost the only book deserving of universal attention is the Bible..."
- John Quincy Adams

"Our liberty depends on our education, our law and is founded on morals and religion, whose authority reigns in the heart and on the influence all these produce on public opinion, before that opinion governs rulers..."
- Fisher Ames

"It is religion ad morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free constitution is pure virtue..."
- John Adams