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Capitol Building Quotes: Put This Up Against What You See Within The Halls of Government Today

Timeless quotes from the Founders and from noteworthy clergymen of the Founding Era have valuable lessons that too many have forgotten.

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Capitol Building Quotes: Put This Up Against What You See Within The Halls of Government Today

No free government or the blessings of liberty can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality and virtue, and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles. Patrick Henry, The Trail of the Pioneer bore the Footprints of Liberty

Inspiring quotes in defense of liberty and morality

Considering that those who serve “We the People” put their hand on the Bible and swear to uphold the enumerated laws within the US Constitution should come as no surprise whatsoever (Numbers 30:2; Deuteronomy 23:23).

How do those incumbents explain what it is that they have been responsible for illegally imposing on the people of the state of Minnesota in the face of what is graven on the walls of the Capitol? Take a look for yourselves.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. That they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights. That among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Thomas Jefferson

The people’s safety is the Law of God. James Otis, Jr.

Where law ends tyranny begins. John Locke

God’s laws make it easier to do right, and harder to do wrong. William Ewart Gladstone

Justice is the idea of God, the ideal of man. Theodore Parker

Laws are the very bulwarks of liberty; they define every man’s rights, and defend the individual liberties of all men. Josiah Gilbert Holland

Of law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world. Richard Hooker

Ignorance of the law excuses no man. John Seldon

The law is made to protect the innocent by punishing the guilty. Daniel Webster

To embarrass justice by a multiplicity of laws, or to hazard it by confidence in judges, are the opposite rocks on which all civil institutions have been wrecked. Samuel Johnson

Liberty consists in the right of each individual to exercise the greatest freedom of action up to, and not beyond that point where it impinges upon the like exercise of freedom of action of every other man. Cushman K. Davis

Labor to keep alive in your heart that little spark of celestial fire called Conscience. President George Washington

The proper function of a government is to make it easy for the people to do good, and difficult for them to do evil. William Ewart Gladstone

No government is respectable which is not just. Daniel Webster

If we mean to support the liberty and independence which have cost us so much blood and treasure to establish, we must drive far away the demon of party spirit and local reproach. President George Washington

Nothing is politically right which is morally wrong. Daniel O’Connell

To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. President George Washington

Conclusion: It has been said that every country deserves the government that it has, and how true it is.  It is not for the people to merely play the blame game, but rather for them to take responsibility for righting the wrongs (2 Timothy 3:16).

You will find these contradictions within and without the halls of government throughout this country (Amos 3:3).

Charles Finney said:


If immorality prevails in the land, the fault is ours to a great degree.

If there is a decay of conscience, the pulpit is responsible for it.

If the public press lacks moral discrimination, the pulpit is responsible for it.

If the church is degenerate and worldly, the pulpit is responsible for it.

If the world loses its interest in religion, the pulpit is responsible for it.

If Satan rules in our halls of legislation, the pulpit is responsible for it.

If our politics become so corrupt that the very foundations of our government are ready to fall away, the pulpit is responsible for it.

Let us not ignore this fact, my dear brethren; but let us lay it to heart, and be thoroughly awake to our responsibility in respect to the morals of this nation.

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Bradlee Dean is an ordained Christian preacher, Radio show host for the #1 show on Genesis Communication Network from 2-3 p.m. central standard (The Sons of Liberty), a National Tea Party favorite. He also speaks on high school and college campuses nationwide. Bradlee is also an author, a husband to one, daddy to four boys. You have probably seen Bradlee through such outlets as The New York Times, Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, The Weekly Standard etc.

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