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We have no government armed with the power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and a religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
John Adams, 11 Oct 1798, Charles Francis Adams, ed., The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States, 1854, 9:229
US diplomat & politician (1735 - 1826)  

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