“The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government.” - Thomas Paine
“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.
Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none.
When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.
When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.”
~ Chief Tecumseh (Poem from Act of Valor)
“God punished the human race by giving the human race what it wanted. People wanted idolatry and God let them have their idols. People wanted immorality, and God granted them their wish, etc. God punishes by letting people have what they want. The wickedness that permeates the world flows from the desire of man, not God. Because of their rebellion and hardness of heart, God punishes them by granting them their desire. God punishes wickedness with wickedness.”