John Adams

A quote from John Adams

I say RIGHTS, for such they have, undoubtedly, antecedent to all earthly government, — Rights, that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws — Rights, derived from the great Legislator of the universe.

— A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law (1765)

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