He Said That? 12/20/17

From John Adams ( 1735-1826), American lawyer, author, statesman, and diplomat. He served as the second President of the United States (1797–1801), the first Vice President (1789–1797), and as a Founding Father was a leader of American independence from Great Britain, notes for an oration at Braintree (Spring 1772):

There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.

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