Your search for "love of our fellow man" returned 100 results from 34 Founders.
Alexander Hamilton:"Men always love power."source: Constitutional Convention, June 18, 1787.power, love, natural man
Samuel Adams:"The true patriot therefore, will enquire into the causes of the fears and jealousies of his countrymen; and if he finds they are not groundless, he will be far from endeavoring to allay or stifle them: On the contrary, constrain'd by the Amor Patriae and from public views, he will by all proper means in his power foment and cherish them: He will, as far as he is able, keep the attention of this fellow citizens awake to their grievances; and not suffer them to be at rest, till the causes of their just complaints are removed. --At such a time Philanthrop's Patriot [a King's man] may be "very cautious of charging the want of ability or integrity to those with whom any of the powers of government are entrusted": But the true patriot, will constantly be jealous of those very men: Knowing that power, especially in times of corruption, makes men wanton; that it intoxicates the mind; and unless those with whom it is entrusted, are carefully watched, such is the weakness or the perverseness of human nature, they will be apt to domineer over the people, instead of governing them, according to the known laws of the state, to which alone they have submitted. If he finds, upon the best enquiry, the want of ability or integrity; that is, an ignorance of, or a disposition to depart from, the constitution, which is the measure and rule of government & submission, he will point them out, and loudly proclaim them: He will stir up the people, incessantly to complain of such men, till they are either reform'd, or remov'd from that sacred trust, which it is dangerous for them any longer to hold. "source: Essay in the Boston Gazette, 1771.patriotism, truth, corruption, power, power of free speech, removal from office
Gouverneur Morris:"Religion is the only solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion and the duties of man toward God."source: The Life of Governeur Morris", Jared Sparks, (Boston: Gray and Bowen, 1832), Vol. III, p. 483, from his "Notes on the Form of a Constitution for France" Religion, Morals, education
Thomas Jefferson:"That to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical;"source: The Virginia Act for Establishing Religious Freedom, 1779; Full document can be found at: http://religiousfreedom.lib.virginia.edu/sacred/vaact_draft_1779.htmlReligious Freedom, Religion, Freedom of Conscience, forced charity
Thomas Jefferson:"Politics is such a torment that I would advise everyone I love not to mix with it."source: Letter to Martha Jefferson Randolph, 1800political advice
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
George Washington:"There is no truth more certain than that all our enjoyments fall short of our expectations."source: To Elizabeth Parke Custis, September 14, 1794.pleasure, expectations
Thomas Jefferson:"We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt."source: Letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816.debt, deficit, spending

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