- "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities"
- French author, humanist, rationalist, & satirist (1694 - 1778)
"We have shed our blood in the glorious cause in which we are engaged; we are ready to shed the last drop in its defense. Nothing is above our courage, except only (with shame I speak it) the courage to TAX ourselves." --James Madison, 1782