Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Gratitude for American independence

The man must be bad indeed, who can look upon the events of the American Revolution without feeling the warmest gratitude towards the great Author of the Universe whose divine interposition was so frequently maintained in our behalf.
- George Washington, Letter to Samuel Langdon, Sept. 2, 1789, taken from The Founders on Religion: A Book of Quotations, edited by James H. Hutson (Princeton: 2005), pgs. 18-19.

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