On the Transmission of Liberty

By |2019-11-21T11:13:49-06:00May 9th, 2012|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, John Dickinson, Quotation, Republicanism|

Honor, justice and humanity call upon us to hold and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty, which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children; but it is our duty to leave liberty to them. No infamy, iniquity, or cruelty can exceed our own if we, [...]