Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it.
In order to preserve the dominion of our own passions, it behooves us to be constantly and strictly on our guard against the influence and infection of the passions of others.
Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.