Friday, June 24, 2005

Nifty Quotes Relating To The Kelo Decision

This site has all sorts of quotes about freedom, vigilance, etc. These strikes me as appropriate given the recent Supreme Court ruling in Kelo:

"The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes." -- Thomas Paine

"I have a right to nothing which another has a right to take away." -- Thomas Jefferson to Uriah Forrest, 1787. Papers, 12:477.

"Now what liberty can there be where property is taken without consent??" -- Samuel Adams, founding father and leader of the Boston Tea Party

"Property must be secured, or liberty cannot exist." -- John Adams

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