"Sir, my cocern is not whether God is on our side. My great concern is to be on God's side."
~ Abraham Lincoln
"The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, the love of soft living, and the get rich theory of life."
~ Theodore Roosvelt
"Do not let anyone claim to be an American if they ever attempt to remove religion from politics."
~ George Washington
"The battle for humankind's future ust be waged and won in the public school classroom by teachers who correctly perceive their role as the proselytizers of a new faith...The classroom must and will become an arena of conflict between the old and the new -- the new faith of Humanism."
~ "Religion for a New Age" The Humanist Jan/Feb 83
"every child in America entering school at her age of five is mentally ill, because he comes to school with certain allegiances toward our founding fathers, toward our elected oicials, toward his parents, toward a belief in a supernatural Being, toward the sovereignty of this nation as a separate entity. It's up to you teachers to make all of these sick children well by creating the international children of the future."
~ 1973 educational seminar
"We have no government armed with the powere capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry world break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whole goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a mal and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
~ John Adams
"If My peope, who are called by name, will humble themselves and pray, then I will hear their prayers and heal their land."
~ 2 Chronicals 7:14
"God who gave us life, gave us liberty.
Can the liberty of a nation be secure where we have removed conviction that these liberties are a gift of God? Indeed I tremblee for my country when I reflect that God is just. That His justice cannot sleep forever..."
~ Thomas Jefferson
"It cannot be emphasized too stongly or to often that this great nation was founded not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
~ Patrick Henry