“The danger from armed citizens, is only to the government, not to society; and as long as they have nothing to revenge in the government.
There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage.”
– Joel Barlow
“We cannot expect the American People to jump from Capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving them small doses of Socialism, until they awaken one day to find that they have Communism.”
Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971) Premier of the Soviet Union, Source: Attributed by Sen. J. Strom Thurmond, Congressional Record, July 26, 1961, p. 12622
“Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grand-children are once more slaves.”
D. H. Lawrence [David Herbert Lawrence] (1885-1938)
“Crisis is the rallying cry of the tyrant.” ~ James Madison (1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President