with restrictions that cannot be observed, because they know that
every break of the fundamental laws, though dictated by necessity,
impairs that sacred reverence which ought to be maintained in
the breast of rulers towards the constitution of a country."
— Alexander Hamilton
Source: Federalist No. 25, 21 December 1787. Reference: Hamilton, Federalist No. 25 (167)
"Laws directed against opinions affect the generous-minded rather
— Baruch Spinoza
Source: cited in Atlantic Monthly, January 1955
"We must create out of the younger generation a generation of Communists.
— Communist Party Education Workers Congress