Presidential Quotes You Should Know

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These men knew a lot more than what has been told of them 

"It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."
~ Benjamin Franklin

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
~ Benjamin Franklin

"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too a small degree of it. " ~ Thomas Jefferson

"If people let government decide which foods they eat and medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny."
~Thomas Jefferson

"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."
~Thomas Jefferson

"Make the most of the Indian hemp seed, and sow it everywhere." ~George Washington, The writings of George Washington Vol 33, page 270 (Library of Congress), 1794

"I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit.We are no longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men."
~Woodrow Wilson 1919
-The President who signed the Federal Reserve Act into Law
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