Quotes of the Day (I)
"The circumstances that endanger the safety of nations are infinite and for this reason, no constitutional shackles can wisely be imposed on the power to which the care of it is committed."
Alexander Hamilton, Federalist 23
"The Constitution is not in its application in all respects the same in cases of rebellion or invasion involving the public safety, as it is in times of profound peace and public security."
Abraham Lincoln, 1863