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Quotations about Liberty and Power Revolution

Tom Paine on the “birthday of a new world” (1776) Thomas Paine 2014-03-04
Jefferson warns about the rise of an “Anglo-Monarchio-Aristocratic party” in America (1797) Thomas Jefferson 2014-01-27
Benjamin Franklin on the trade off between essential liberty and temporary safety (1775) Benjamin Franklin 2013-12-02
Condorcet on why the French revolution was more violent than the American (1794) Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet 2013-07-14
Lord Acton on the storming of “the instrument and the emblem of tyranny” in Paris, the Bastille, on July 14, 1789 (1910) John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton 2013-07-13
Adams and Jefferson reflect on the Revolution and the future of liberty (1823) John Adams 2013-07-03
Adam Smith on social change and “the man of system” (1759) Adam Smith 2012-11-12
Tocqueville on the 1848 Revolution in Paris (1851) Alexis de Tocqueville 2012-01-16

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