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Armed Citizen Quotes By Aeschines

Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards. — Aeschines

Armed Citizen Quotes By Emma Goldman

The contention that a standing army and navy is the best security of peace is about as logical as the claim that the most peaceful citizen is he who goes about heavily armed. The experience of every-day life fully proves that the armed individual is invariably anxious to try his strength. The same is historically true of governments. Really peaceful countries do not waste life and energy in war preparations, with the result that peace is maintained. — Emma Goldman

Armed Citizen Quotes By Joyce Lee Malcolm

It was during the eighteenth century - a period of boastful satisfaction with the nice balances within the English constitution - that Englishmen came to accept the Whig view of the utility of an armed citizenry. The armed citizen was not only affirmed to be protecting himself but, together with his fellows, provided the ultimate check on tyranny. — Joyce Lee Malcolm

Armed Citizen Quotes By Abdul Kalam

As a young citizen of India, armed with technology and love for my nation, I realize, a small aim is a crime. — Abdul Kalam

Armed Citizen Quotes By Niccolo Machiavelli

Moreover, a Republic trusting to her own forces, is with greater difficulty than one which relies on foreign arms brought to yield obedience to a single citizen. Rome and Sparta remained for ages armed and free. The Swiss are at once the best armed and the freest people in the world. — Niccolo Machiavelli

Armed Citizen Quotes By Walter Isaacson

Any government is evil if it carries within it the tendency to deteriorate into tyranny," he warned the Russian scientists. "The danger of such deterioration is more acute in a country in which the government has authority not only over the armed forces but also over every channel of education and information as well as over the existence of every single citizen."27 — Walter Isaacson

Armed Citizen Quotes By Patrick Henry

This house protected by an armed citizen. There is absolutely nothing here worth dying for. — Patrick Henry