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Richard Henry Lee Quotes: To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms.
         

To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms.


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It must never be forgotten...that the liberties of the people are not so safe under the gracious manner of government as by the limitation of power.



To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying.

To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying.



The first maxim of a man who loves liberty, should be never to grant to rulers an atom of power that is not most clearly and indispensably necessary for the safety and well being of society.

The first maxim of a man who loves liberty, should be never to grant to rulers an atom of power that is not most clearly and indispensably necessary for the safety and well being of society.



It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people.

It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people.



If Parliament may take from me one shilling in the pound, what security have I for the other nineteen?

If Parliament may take from me one shilling in the pound, what security have I for the other nineteen?



A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves... and include all men capable of bearing arms.

A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves... and include all men capable of bearing arms.





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