Your search for "dedication to God and Country" returned 63 results from 28 Founders.
Nathan Hale:"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."source: Speech before the gallows in New York where he was to be hanged for spying against the British, September 22, 1776.patriotism, honor, dedication to God and Country
Alexander Hamilton:"The law . . . dictated by God Himself is, of course, superior in obligation to any other. It is binding over all the globe, in all countries, and at all times. No human laws are of any validity if contrary to this."source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Harold C. Syrett, editor (New York: Columbia University Press, 1961), Vol. I, p. 87, February 23, 1775, quoting William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England (Philadelphia: Robert Bell, 1771), Vol. I, p. 41. Natural Law, Divine Law, Human Law, Law of God
Thomas Jefferson:"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time."source: Summary View of the Rights of British America 1775source of freedom, gifts from God
Daniel Webster:"Let our object be, Our Country, our whole Country, and nothing but our Country."source: Speech at the setting of the counerstone for the Bunker Hill monument, June 17, 1825.patriotism, country
Thomas Jefferson:"I would go to hell for my country."source: Upon being appointed commissioner to France, 1785.patriotism, dedication, sacrifice
Thomas Jefferson:"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear."source: Thomas Jefferson, letter to his nephew Peter Carr, from Paris, August 10, 1787; Merrill D. Peterson, ed., Thomas Jefferson: Writings, New York: Library of America, 1994, pp. 900-906.question, belief, God, pondering, religion
Benjamin Franklin:"There are not gains without pains."source: Poor Richard's Almanack, 1745.difficulties, adversity, accomplishements, dedication, determination
James Madison:"No free Country has ever been without parties, which are a natural offspring of Freedom."source: Note on his suffrage speech at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, 1787.political parties, freedom
John Adams:"I wish to God that the people would be more ambitious to learn."source: John Adams by David McCulloughlearn

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