FOUNDING FATHERS QUOTES ON GOD

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

“The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.” – Thomas Jefferson

“I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs the affairs of men.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The longer I live the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of men… And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?” – Abraham Baldwin

“God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.” – Daniel Webster

“I consider the doctrines of Jesus as delivered by himself to contain the outlines of the sublimest morality that has ever been taught but I hold in the most profound detestation and execration the corruptions of it which have been invented.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Human law must rest its authority ultimately upon the authority of that law which is divine.” – James Wilson

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – John Adams

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

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

“The belief in a God All Powerful, wise and good, is so essential to the moral order of the world and to the happiness of man.” – John Adams

“Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants.” – William Penn ANNIVERSARY QUOTES FOR HUSBAND 4 YEARS

“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

“God who gave us life gave us liberty. And 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 a gift from God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that His justice cannot sleep forever.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Religion and good morals are the only solid foundation of public liberty and happiness.” – Samuel Adams

“The only foundation for a useful education in a republic is to be laid in religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.” – Benjamin Rush

“God governs in the affairs of man. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid?” – Benjamin Franklin

“Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is their duty, as well as 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

“It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand.” – John Adams

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

“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 humbly to implore His protection and favor.” – George Washington

“Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” – Samuel Adams