Jefferson’s Last Letter
Patrick Henry’s Speech
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"‘Tis folly in one Nation to look for disinterested favors from another…"
"If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."
"The foundations of our national policy will be laid in the pure and immutable principles of private morality…"
"There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet an enemy."
"We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals."
"It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself…"
"It is [the citizens] choice, and depends upon their conduct, whether they will be respectable and prosperous, or contemptable and miserable as a Nation."
"[H]onesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy…"
"Observe good faith and justice towards all Nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all."
"But if we are to be told by a foreign Power…what we shall do, and what we shall not do…"
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