Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.— Thomas Jefferson
Killer Founding Fathers Of America quotations
I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.
Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed;
as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States.
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.
You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.
The government of the United States of America has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion or tranquility of Muslims.
The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms.
Cursed be all that learning that is contrary to the cross of Christ.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. s with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
The rights essential to happiness. . . . We claim them from a higher source - from the King of kings and Lord of all the earth.
America was born to exemplify that devotion to the elements of righteousness which are derived from the revelations of the Holy Scripture.
For my part, I sincerely esteem the Constitution, a system which without the finger of God, never could have been suggested and agreed upon by such a diversity of interests.
I found that I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - thing I had no words for.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.
I can't tell Black people to fight a war that is Israel's war.
What kind of leader will you be, or should I be, to allow these babies Black, white and brown, to fight Israel's war, because Zionists dominate the government of the United States of America and her banking system.
The Founding Fathers of America never intended to stop people expressing their faith in the public square. But unfortunately that is the way it is happened.
You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.
The God who gave us life gave us liberty.
Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God?
The soul of man is immortal and imperishable.
The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
Those who enjoy the blessings of liberty under a divinely inspired constitution should promote morality, and they should practice what the Founding Fathers called civic virtue.
For an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
The idea of separating church and state by the Founding Fathers of America was freedom from the domination of one form of religion, because many of them left England, because they were persecuted by the church, because they want to express their Christian faith in a different way. So it was a bit of warfare between Christians.
Don't lose yourself just because you found somebody
The study of theology, as it stands in the Christian churches, is the study of nothing.
I believe ... that the soul of man is immortal and will be treated with justice in another life, respecting its conduct in this.
The doctrines of Jesus are simple, and tend to all the happiness of man.
Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.
The United States of America should have a foundation free from the influence of clergy.
Christianity is the only true and perfect religion.
Without religion this world would be something not fit to be mentioned in polite company, I mean Hell.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
Here is my Creed. I believe in one God, the Creator of the Universe. That He governs it by His Providence. That He ought to be worshipped.
Ecclesiastical establishments tend to great ignorance and corruption
Democracy is something America has never really practiced.
Because the Founding Fathers hated two things: monarchy and democracy. They wanted a republic, a replica of the Roman or Venetian republics. They didn't even like the etymology of the word "democracy."
There is no such thing as a child who hates to read. There are only children who have not found the right book.
We beseech [God] to pardon our national and other transgressions.
America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education.
Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.
Have you considered that system of holy lies and pious frauds that has raged and triumphed for 1,500 years?
There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one your are capable of living.
I looked around for God's judgments, but saw no signs of them.
The Founding Fathers were nothing more than a bunch of snobby English shits.
America has not been a story or a byword.
That small community of Pilgrims prospered and, driven by the dreams and, yes, by the ideas of the Founding Fathers, went on to become a beacon to all the oppressed and poor of the world.
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.
The ideas of ancient Greece helped inspire America's founding fathers as they reached for democracy. Our revolutionary ideas helped inspire Greeks as they sought their own freedom.