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“Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to gover-nment when it deserves it.” -Mark Twain “I am an American; free born and free bred, where I ac-knowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.” -Theodore Roosevelt “A patriot must al-ways be ready to defend his country against his government.” -Edward Abbey “Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.” -Ronald Reagan “A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril. ” -Winston S. Churchill “If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” -Samuel Adams “...It is a proud privilege to be a soldier – a good soldier … [with] discipline, self-respect, pride in his unit and his country, a high sense of duty and obligation to comrades and to his superiors, and a self confidence born of demonstrated ability.” -George S. Patton Jr. “Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official.” -Theodore Roosevelt “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” -Benjamin Franklin “A concept is a brick. It can be used to build a courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.”
-Gilles Deleuze 
“I predict future happiness for Americans, if they prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pre- tense of taking care of them.” -Thomas Jefferson “Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.” -Jean Paul Sartre “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.” -Henry David Thoreau “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” -George Washington “Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...” -Dwight D. Eisenhower “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.” -Ronald Reagan “I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.” -Jean-Jacques Rousseau “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” -John F. Kennedy “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” -Thomas Paine “A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.” -Milton Friedman “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” -Thomas Jefferson “Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!” -Patrick Henry “Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory... In this war, we know, books are weapons. And it is a part of your dedication always to make them weapons for man's freedom.”
-Franklin D. Roosevelt 
“In politics as in philosophy, my tenets are few and simple. The leading one of which, and indeed that which embraces most others, is to be honest and just ourselves and to 

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