Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.
John Philpot Curran
(July 24, 1750 - October 14, 1817)
When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.
Pearl S. Buck
(June 26, 1892 - March 06, 1973)
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few
(November 29, 1811 - February 02, 1884)
Vigilance is the price of democracy.
The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime, and the punishment of his guilt.
The afternoon passed more slowly than a walnut-sized kidney stone.
(July 22, 1936 - )
There's a sense that this is greater than us as individuals.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.