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A Thought about Character

"Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the best constitution will be ineffectual, and slavery must ensue."

~ John Witherspoon, The Dominion of Providence Over the Passions of Men (1776"

Source: Founders' Quote Database, The Patriot Post.


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