Patriotic Inspiration

“No purpose of action against religion can be imputed to any legislation, state or national, because this a religious people…. [T]his is a Christian nation.” – 1892 U.S. Supreme Court

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when a wicked man rules, the people groan.”Proverbs 29:2

Founding Fathers’ Quotes

It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn.” – George Washington, letter to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, September 5, 1789

But what do we mean by the American Revolution? Do we mean the American war? The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments, of their duties and obligations…This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.” – John Adams, letter to H. Niles, February 13, 1818

We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times.” – George Washington, letter to Philip Schuyler, July 15, 17

Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” – Samuel Adams, in the Boston Gazette, April 16, 1781

Men must be ready, they must pride themselves and be happy to sacrifice their private pleasures, passions and interests, nay, their private friendships and dearest connections, when they stand in competition with the rights of society.” – John Adams, letter to Mercy Warren, April 16, 1776

The only foundation of a free Constitution, is pure Virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our People, in a great Measure, than they have it now. They may change their Rulers, and the forms of Government, but they will not obtain a lasting Liberty.” – John Adams, letter to Zabdiel Adams, June 21, 1776

A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation.” – Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1792

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, No. 4, September 11, 1777

We have it in our power to begin the world over again.” – Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776

We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin (attributed), at the signing of the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

Every man who loves peace, every man who loves his country, every man who loves liberty ought to have it ever before his eyes that he may cherish in his heart a due attachment to the Union of America and be able to set a due value on the means of preserving it.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 41, January 1788

Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1801

Wish not so much to live long as to live well.” – Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1746

Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.” – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Dupont de Nemours, April 24, 1816


When we as a nation and its leaders know, pursue and pray for the righteousness that God desires, as modeled by the Founding Fathers of America (i.e. our Godly heritage), then God will respond to our obedience and faith in Him with blessing and exultation for our nation, as He promised.  Psalm 33:12 states: “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.” and Proverbs 14:34 says: “Righteousness exalts a nation…”

I have a passion to educate American citizens and inspire them to re-establish our country’s foundations with the Biblical principles that God had originally designed for us.  I have prepared an educational presentation intended to ignite a spark in the hearts of fellow believers to remain silent no longer.  I proclaim the truths of America’s Godly heritage and provide action ideas for all ages.  “If God is for us, who can be against us?”Romans 8:31

Blessings, Tom Hughes
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