John Adams: Founding Father Quote

John Adams Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 88 details Share on Google+ - Quote 88 Linked In Share Button - Quote 88 Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right, from the frame of their nature, to knowledge, as their great Creator, who does nothing in vain, has given them understandings, and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge; I mean, of the characters and conduct of their rulers.

John Adams: Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law, 1765

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