Founding Fathers Of America Quotes by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George Washington, Samuel Adams and many others.
In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty.
Rulers who wished to subvert the public liberty, may have found an established Clergy convenient auxiliaries. A just Government instituted to secure & perpetuate it needs them not.
A Bible and a newspaper in every house, a good school in every district; all studied and appreciated as they merit; are the principal support of virtue, morality, and civil liberty.
Without God there could be no American form of government, nor an American way of life. Recognition of the Supreme Being is the first, the most basic, expression of Americanism. Thus, the founding fathers of America saw it, and thus with God’s help, it will continue to be.
We beseech [God] to pardon our national and other transgressions.
I … [rely] upon the merits of Jesus Christ for a pardon of all my sins.
We will not be led like sheep to the slaughter.
It is too late in the day for men of sincerity to pretend they believe in the Platonic mysticisms that three are one, and one is three; and yet that the one is not three, and the three are not one.
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.
The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity
Have you considered that system of holy lies and pious frauds that has raged and triumphed for 1,500 years?
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
If by religion we are to understand sectarian dogmas, in which no two of them agree, then your exclamation on that hypothesis is just, “that this would be the best of worlds if there were no religion in it.
We Recognize No Sovereign but God, and no King but Jesus!
The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and attributes of God.