"Equal laws protecting equal rights—the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.”
"Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"
"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty."