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The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that... it is their right and duty to be at all times armed.
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that's not what America's about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don't contract them.
The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
Henry David Thoreau
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
My grandfather, on my father's side, helped to draft one of the first constitutions of China. He was a fairly well-known scholar.
I am fully persuaded that thousands of our fellow-men might profit equally by a similar course to mine; but, constitutions not being all alike, a different course of treatment may be advisable for the removal of so tormenting an affliction.
Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
There are loads of countries that have nice written constitutions like ours. But there aren't loads of countries where they're followed.
The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom.
Nothing in the constitutions of Western states requires them to get involved in every foreign conflict.
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