The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally.
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The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
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But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.
It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things, that men of intemperate minds cannot be free. Their passions forge their fetters.
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