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Sam Ervin Quotes: When religion controls government, political liberty dies; and when government controls religion, religious liberty perishes.
         

When religion controls government, political liberty dies; and when government controls religion, religious liberty perishes.


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I've always been worried about people who are willing to work for nothing. Sometimes that's all you get from them, nothing.



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I believe in a wall between church and state so high that no one can climb over it.



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Political freedom cannot exist in any land where religion controls the state, and religious freedom cannot exist in any land where the state controls religion.



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Humor makes our heavy burdens light and smoothes the rough spots in our pathways.





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