“Unless we put medical freedoms into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship to restrict the art of healing to one class of Men and deny equal privileges to others; the Constitution of this republic should make special privilege for medical freedom as well as religious freedom.”

– Benjamin Rush

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”

– Ben Franklin

“Facts are stubborn things. The cannot be altered by our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions.”

John Adams

“You can be given free stuff, or you can become free.”


“Let not any one pacify his conscience by the delusion that he can do no harm if he takes no part, and forms no opinion. Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”

― John Stuart Mill (1867)