I posted this in a comment on another blog, but I liked it so much, I decided to post it here, too:
Interesting (and true) thoughts from Jefferson:
“If once the
people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and
Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves.
It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual
“Every generation needs a new revolution.”
It seems that with the wolves at the door, we are past due for our revolution ….