John Adams: Founding Father Quote

John Adams Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 1425 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1425 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1425 And liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right, from the frame of nature, to knowledge, as their great Creator, who does nothing in van, has given them understanding and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to the most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean, of the characters and conduct of their rulers.

John Adams: Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law - 1765
Quoted Document: A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law

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