FOUNDING FATHERS ON RELIGION QUOTES

“The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity.” – John Adams

“Religion and virtue are the only foundations, not only of republicanism and of all free government, but of social felicity under all governments and in all the combinations of human society.” – John Adams

“It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.” – George Washington

“Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.” – John Jay

“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.” – George Washington

“The religion which has introduced civil liberty is the religion of Christ and his apostles.” – Samuel Adams

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion.” – John Adams

“Without morals, a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they, therefore, who are decrying the Christian religion…” – Charles Carroll

“It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.” – Patrick Henry

“The Bible is the rock on which our republic rests.” – Andrew Jackson

“I consider the church to be the bulwark of the liberties of the country.” – Thomas Jefferson

“The morals and principles of Christianity are necessary ingredients in the social order.” – Noah Webster

“It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and to humbly implore His protection and favors.” – George Washington

“Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – John Adams QUOTES ABOUT LOSING SOMEONE YOU LOVE AND MOVING ON

“The Christian religion is, above all the religions that ever prevailed or existed in ancient or modern times, the religion of wisdom, virtue, equity, and humanity.” – John Quincy Adams

“If we abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our country will go on prospering and to prosper, but if we and our posterity neglect its instructions and authority, no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us and bury all our glory in profound obscurity.” – Daniel Webster

“The religion of Jesus Christ is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government, ought to be instructed.” – Noah Webster

“History will also afford frequent opportunities of showing the necessity of a public religion. . . . and the excellency of the Christian religion above all others.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God?” – Thomas Jefferson

“It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ.” – Patrick Henry

“The Christian religion, in its purity, is the basis and foundation of all genuine freedom. . . I am persuaded that no civil government of a republican form can exist and be durable in which the principles of that religion have not a controlling influence.” – Noah Webster

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe.” – John Adams

“The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected, in one indissoluble bond, the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.” – John Quincy Adams

“We do not want a separation between religion and politics. We do not approve in this republic of a separation between morality and politics.” – Calvin Coolidge

“Human law must rest its authority upon divine law, or it will have no foundation.” – James Wilson

“Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.” – John Jay

“We have this day restored the Sovereign to whom all men ought to be obedient. He reigns in heaven and from the rising to the setting of the sun, let His kingdom come.” – Samuel Adams