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Who is Samuel Adams?

If ye love wealth better than liberty,
the tranquillity of servitude than
the animating contest of freedom

go from us in peace.
We ask not your counsels or arms.
Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.
May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!
Sam Adams,
speaking at the State House in Philadelphia, to a very numerous audience on August 1, 1776

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[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who, so far as his power and influence extend, will not suffer a man to be chosen into any office of power and trust who is not a wise and virtuous man. We must not conclude merely upon a man's haranguing upon liberty, and using the charming sound, that he is fit to be trusted with the liberties of his country. It is not unfrequent to hear men declaim loudly upon liberty, who, if we may judge by the whole tenor of their actions, mean nothing else by it but their own liberty, to oppress without control or the restraint of laws all who are poorer or weaker than themselves. It is not, I say, unfrequent to see such instances, though at the same time I esteem it a justice due to my country to say that it is not without shining examples of the contrary kind; examples of men of a distinguished attachment to this same liberty I have been describing; whom no hopes could draw, no terrors could drive, from steadily pursuing, in their sphere, the true interests of their country; whose fidelity has been tried in the nicest and tenderest manner, and has been ever firm and unshaken.
The sum of all is, if we would most truly enjoy this gift of Heaven, let us become a virtuous people.

It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.

Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.

How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!

It is not unfrequent to hear men declaim loudly upon liberty, who, if we may judge by the whole tenor of their actions, mean nothing else by it but their own liberty, to oppress without control or the restraint of laws all who are poorer or weaker than themselves.

The liberties of our Country, the freedom of our civil constitution are worth defending at all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have receiv'd them as a fair Inheritance from our worthy Ancestors: They purchas'd them for us with toil and danger and expence of treasure and blood; and transmitted them to us with care and diligence. It will bring an everlasting mark of infamy on the present generation, enlightened as it is, if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle; or be cheated out of them by the artifices of false and designing men. Of the latter we are in most danger at present: Let us therefore be aware of it. Let us contemplate our forefathers and posterity; and resolve to maintain the rights bequeath'd to us from the former, for the sake of the latter. Instead of sitting down satisfied with the efforts we have already made, which is the wish of our enemies, the necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance. Let us remember that "if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom." It is a very serious consideration, which should deeply impress our minds, that millions yet unborn may be the miserable sharers of the event.

A general Dissolution of Principles & Manners will more surely overthrow the Liberties of America than the whole Force of the Common Enemy. While the People are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their Virtue they will be ready to surrender their Liberties to the first external or internal Invader. How necessary then is it for those who are determin'd to transmit the Blessings of Liberty as a fair Inheritance to Posterity, to associate on publick Principles in Support of publick Virtue.

If Virtue & Knowledge are diffus'd among the People, they will never be enslav'd. This will be their great Security.

If ever the Time should come, when vain & aspiring Men shall possess the highest Seats in Government, our Country will stand in Need of its experienced Patriots to prevent its Ruin.

Let Divines, and Philosophers, Statesmen and Patriots unite their endeavours to renovate the Age, by impressing the Minds of Men with the importance of educating their little boys, and girls of inculcating in the Minds of youth the fear, and Love of the Deity, and universal Phylanthropy; and in subordination to these great principles, the Love of their Country of instructing them in the Art of self government, without which they never can act a wise part in the Government of Societys great, or small in short of leading them in the Study, and Practice of the exalted Virtues of the Christian system.

Were the talents and virtues which heaven has bestowed on men given merely to make them more obedient drudges, to be sacrificed to the follies and ambition of a few? Or, were not the noble gifts so equally dispensed with a divine purpose and law, that they should as nearly as possible be equally exerted, and the blessings of Providence be equally enjoyed by all?

Contemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen, and then say "what should be the reward of such sacrifices?" Bid us and our posterity bow the knee, supplicate the friendship and plough, and sow, and reap, to glut the avarice of the men who have let loose on us the dogs of war to riot in our blood and hunt us from the face of the earth? [continue reading this quote here]

We have this day restored the Sovereign to whom all alone men ought to be obedient. He reigns in Heaven, and with a propitious eye beholds his subjects assuming that freedom of thought, and dignity of self-direction which He bestowed on them. From the rising to the setting sun, may His kingdom come.


Samuel Adams was one of the architects of "the Boston Tea Party" (1773). He would want you to become

  An Extraordinary American,
An Extraordinary Christian,
  An Extraordinary Human Being.

Those were the three goals Sam Adams set before American colonists in the first letter he distributed through a network of communication known as "The Committees of Correspondence." Adams coached America toward Independence, and became known as "The Father of the American Revolution."

While his letter inspired thousands of Americans and ignited the American Revolution, the vast majority of Americans today could not even understand his letter.

You may be a better American than 90% of the rest of the people living here, but if Sam Adams could spend a month in your home, see what has happened to the government he helped create, and see how you react to it, he would say

  • You are NOT a Real American
  • You are not a Genuine Christian
  • You are a bad steward of the gifts, talents, rights and privileges endowed to you as a human being by your Creator.

Consider these contrasts:

The Boston Tea Party in 1773 involved a tax on tea of 3 pence per pound.
You pay ten times more in taxes on every gallon of gas.
Adding up the Stamp Act, the tea tax, and all other colonial taxes, put a tax burden on the American colonists of about 2%.
If you pay one dime in federal income tax, then Washington D.C. is taking over 50% of everything you earn.
The Declaration of Independence says you have a right -- nay, a duty -- to abolish any government that becomes a "tyranny." No intelligent, reasonable person could deny that Washington D.C. is a far greater mega-tyranny than the British government Sam Adams helped abolish in 1776.
Not only are you not living up to the principles of the Declaration of Independence, you went to a school where the government prohibited your teachers from teaching you that the Declaration of Independence is really true. (And you've never even thought about that!)
Sam Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, and every other revolutionary member of the original Tea Party movement risked  "our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor" in defense of "Liberty Under God."
Really, now; what similar sacrifices are you making? What risks are you taking? How much are you investing in yourself, your future, your world?
They would all be ashamed to call you an American.
Sure, you're a better American than 90% of all "Americans" today, but that's not saying much.
America was once the most prosperous and most admired nation in history.
The United States is now utterly and embarrassingly bankrupt and despised even by former admirers.
You too are in debt, and lack the admirable character of Sam Adams' generation.

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