Sunday, October 25, 2009

SUNDAY SAYINGS FROM OUR FOUNDERS-Charles Carroll



" Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure...are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of free governments."

Charles Carroll

SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE;
SELECTED AS DELEGATE TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION;
FRAMER OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS;
U. S. SENATOR
Member, 1774-1776 Constitutional Conventions,
Anne Arundel County Senate, Western Shore, 1777-1800
Senate President, 1782-1783
Delegate, Continental Congress, 1776, 1777-1778, 1780
Signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776
U.S. Senator, 1st, 2nd Congresses, 1789-1792

3 comments:

DD2 aka Debonair Dude said...

Was Charles Carroll a Yankee fan?

We need all the help we can get tonight. LOL.

Bryan said...

We need more leaders who understand what makes a good foundation.

Joe said...

DD2: Charles Carroll was from Maryland. Does that make him a Yankee? As for being a Yankee fan, he might be considered premature.

Bryan: Amen to that!