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When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.
I read, I study, I examine, I listen, I reflect, and out of all of this I try to form an idea into which I put as much common sense as I can.
Insurrection is the most sacred of rights and the most indispensable of duties.
If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy.
All that you are, all that I owe to you, justifies my love.
In my idea General Washington is the greatest man; for I look upon him as the most virtuous.
True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate.
Humanity has gained its suit; Liberty will nevermore be without an asylum.
In the American colonies, the main problem of liberty has been solved, demonstrated and practiced in such a manner as not to leave much to be said by European institutions.
If you were lost for America, there is nobody who could keep the army and the revolution [going] for six months.
I experience for the American officers and soldiers that friendship which arises from having shared with them for a length of time dangers, sufferings, and both good and evil fortune.
Never was a man further from a partiality for Spain than I am. But I think I now have left them in a sincere and steady intention to cultivate the friendship of America.
It is the pride of my heart to have been one of the earliest adopted sons of America.
I gave my heart to the Americans and thought of nothing else but raising my banner and adding my colors to theirs.
My grand affair appears settled, for America is certain of her independence, humanity has gained her cause, and liberty will never be without a place of refuge.
From an early period, I had the happiness to rank among the foremost in the American Revolution. In the affection and confidence of the people, I am proud to say, I have a great share.
The king knows with what ardor and perseverance I have at all times been devoted to the cause of liberty and to the principles of humanity, equality and justice.
Nature has made men free and equal. The distinctions necessary for social order are only founded on general utility.