But Mr. Adams gets all the credit for that oratory. You can find a bunch of other of Our Founding Father's statements/theories/philosophies here:
Very enlightening place, that one...and shortwave has been helpful...as have many others...
I'm very grateful...and can't think of any way to "pa it back" except "pay it forward" as I gain in knowledge and experience in this "new-to-me" sport.
"Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood.--John Adams