I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs, than those of the United States and I should be pained to believe that they have forgotten that agency, which was so often manifested during our Revolution, or that they failed to consider the omnipotence of that God who is alone able to protect them.
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To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
An ambassador has no need of spies his character is always sacred.
In general I esteem it a good maxim, that the best way to preserve the confidence of the people durably is to promote their true interest
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
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