Founding Fathers Quotes…Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams:

“ He who made all men hath made the truths necessary to human happiness obvious to
all… Our forefathers opened the Bible to all.” [ “American Independence,” August 1, 1776.
Speech delivered at the State House in Philadelphia]

English: Portrait of Samuel Adams, painted by ...
English: Portrait of Samuel Adams, painted by Major John Johnston in 1795 while Adams was Governor of Massachusetts. The original was destroyed by fire within a few years; this copy, a folio mezzotint, was engraved in 1797 by someone named Graham. (All information from The life and public services of Samuel Adams, by William Vincent Wells, volume 3, p. 334) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“ Let divines and philosophers, statesmen and patriots, unite their endeavors to renovate the age by impressing the minds of men with the importance of educating their little boys and girls, inculcating in the minds of youth the fear and love of the Deity… and leading them in the study and practice of the exalted virtues of the Christian system.” [October 4, 1790]

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