"Doctor Livingstone, I presume" -Scottish Missionary to the Congo - American Minute with Bill Federer
Describing the Muslim slave trade as "a monster brooding over Africa," Livingstone once walked 120 miles near Lake Nyasa without seeing a single human being, as Arab slave traders had so depopulated the area.
"The People have an Incontestable Right to Check the Creatures of their Own Creation"- Mercy Otis Warren, & her brother James Otis - American Minute with Bill Federer
In Observations on the New Constitution, 1788, Mercy Otis Warren stated:
"Monarchy is ... by no means calculated for a nation that is ... tenacious of their liberty - animated with a disgust to tyranny - and inspired with the generous feeling of patriotism ...
The origin of all power is in the people, and they have an incontestable right to check the creatures of their own creation."
Bradford described individual capitalism:
"I answer, seeing that all men have this failing in them, that God in His wisdom saw that another plan of life was fitter for them ...
So they began to consider how to raise more corn, and obtain a better crop than they had done, so that they might not continue to endure the misery of want ...
At length after much debate, the Governor, with the advice of the chief among them, allowed each man to plant corn for his own household ...
So every family was assigned a parcel of land, according to the proportion of their number ...
Persecution in Europe led to Settlement of America, & How the Pilgrims almost sailed to Guyana, South America -American Minute with Bill Federer
Adam Smith wrote in The Wealth of Nations, 1776:
"The Spaniards, by virtue of the first discovery, claimed all America as their own, and ... such was ... the terror of their name, that the greater part of the other nations of Europe were afraid to establish themselves in any other part of that great continent ...
But ... the defeat ... of their Invincible Armada ... put it out of their power to obstruct any longer the settlements of the other European nations."
Veterans Day "In time of test & trial, we instinctively turn to God for new courage"-Eisenhower - American Minute with Bill Federer
General Douglas MacArthur told West Point cadets, May 1962:
"The soldier, above all other men, is required to practice the greatest act of religious training - sacrifice.
In battle and in the face of danger and death, he discloses those Divine attributes which his Maker gave when He created man in His own image ..."