Clark Mountain Musings

Friday, November 18, 2005

The Federalist Patriot Founders' Quote Daily

"Liberty is not to be enjoyed, indeed it cannot exist, without the habits of just subordination; it consists, not so much in removing all restraint from the orderly, as in imposing it on the violent."

-- Fisher Ames

(Essay on Equality, 15 December 1801)

Reference: Works of Fisher Ames, W. B. Allen, ed., vol. 1 (256)

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