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  "The Constitution is the guide which I never will abandon."
George Washington    Revolutionary general, Founding Father, Presiding Officer of the Constitutional Convention, 1st President 1789-1797    b. February 22, 1732 -- d. December 14, 1799
  "The Constitution is the sole source and guaranty of national freedom."
Calvin Coolidge     President 1923-1929    b. July 4, 1872 -- d. January 5, 1933
  "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
John Adams    President 1800-1804    b. October 30, 1735 -- d. July 4, 1726
  "This Constitution was not made for a day, nor composed of such flexible materials as to be warped to the purposes of a casually ascendant influence."
John Tyler    President 1841-1845    b. March 29, 1790 -- d. January 18, 1862
"The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it our duty to defend them against all attacks."
John Adams    President 1800-1804    b. October 30, 1735 -- d. July 4, 1726
  "Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it."
Learned Hand    Judge and judicial scholar    b. January 27, 1872 -- d. September 18, 1961
  "The people---the people---are the rightful masters of both congresses, and courts---not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert it."
Abraham Lincoln    President 1861-1865    b. February 12, 1809 -- d. April 15, 1865
  "To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race."
Calvin Coolidge     President 1923-1929    b. July 4, 1872 -- d. January 5, 1933
  "The United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written."
Franklin Roosevelt    President 1933-1945    b. January 30, 1882 -- d. April 12, 1945

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