Thought For Today – Oct. 10, 2013

 

And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them.

What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure…”

—Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith, 13 Nov. 1787

~ Hardnox

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6 Responses to Thought For Today – Oct. 10, 2013

  1. Kathy says:

    That could be sooner than later – the events of this weekend should tell us a lot.

  2. Mrs AL says:

    Timely and spot-on. Thanx, Hardnox, for posting this.

  3. Buck says:

    …and…we’ve got a few tyrants…

  4. Terry says:

    It appears the ‘Tree of Liberty’ will soon be getting a good watering.