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John Adams

October 30, 1735 - July 04, 1826
"The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence. Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist."source: Charles Francis Adams, ed., The words of John Adams, 10 vols. 6:9, p. 280.property, socialism, ownership of property, principle of freedom

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