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John Adams: “Liberty once lost is lost forever”

15 July 2020

John Adams

 

 

 

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty once lost is lost forever. When the People once surrender their share in the Legislature, and their Right of defending the Limitations upon the Government, and of resisting every Encroachment upon them, they can never regain it.”

 

John Adams, 1775, in a letter to Abigail Adams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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