Saturday, November 13, 2004

Quotes Of The Founding Fathers

One doesn't get much more "Founding Fatherly" than these cats...

“The United States is in no sense founded upon the Christian doctrine.”
— George Washington

"Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other Sects?” — James Madison, "Memorial and Remonstrance,” 1785.

“Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God; that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship; that the legislative powers of the government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between church and state.” — Thomas Jefferson, writing to the Danbury Baptist Association on 1 January 1802.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Preach it my brutha!

Oh....hey Chris.

You got me into blogging and it got out of control. Thanks.

Pedro Blogdanovich