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It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.

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Equal laws protecting equal rights . . . the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.
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Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
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Commercial shackles are generally unjust, oppressive, and impolitic.
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The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its works of genius, of erudition, and of science.
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The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.
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History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling money and its issuance.
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