"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."
"Many men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating plans to take the place of those which fail."
"America will not be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedom, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."
"it is easier to fool people than it is to convince them that they have been fooled."
“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”
— William Wilberforce