James Fenimore Cooper Quote

Liberty is not a matter of words, but a positive and important condition of society. Its greatest safeguard after placing its foundations in a popular base, is in the checks and balances imposed on the public servants.


The American Democrat: Or, Hints on the Social and Civic Relations of the United States of America (ed. 1838)

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Liberty is not a matter of words, but a positive and important condition of society. Its greatest safeguard after placing its foundations in a...

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Liberty is not a matter of words, but a positive and important condition of society. Its greatest safeguard after placing its foundations in a...

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Liberty is not a matter of words, but a positive and important condition of society. Its greatest safeguard after placing its foundations in a...

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Liberty is not a matter of words, but a positive and important condition of society. Its greatest safeguard after placing its foundations in a...