Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.

John Adams (1735-1826) American lawyer, Founding Father, statesman, US President (1797-1801)
“Novanglus” #3, Boston Gazette (1774)
Added on 10-Jul-08 | Last updated 29-Mar-17
Link to this post
Topics: , , ,
More quotes by Adams, John

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *