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" If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union or to change its republican form, let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. "
United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules ... - Page 136
by United States. Supreme Court - 1944
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Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Kenneth Ira Kersch - History - 2003 - 395 pages
...different names brethren of the same principle. We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists. If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. ... ST. GEORGE TUCKER, EDITOR, BLACKSTONE'S COMMENTARIES: WITH NOTES OF REFERENCE TO...
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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...different names brethren of the same principle. We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists. If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to com' bat it. I know, indeed, that some honest men fear that a republican government can not be strong,...
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The Making of the Eritrean Constitution: The Dialectic of Process and Substance

Bereket H. Selassie - Law - 2003 - 326 pages
...laws must protect, and to violate would be oppression.. If there be any among us who wish to destroy this union, or to change its republican form, let...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. (THOMAS JEFFERSON, INAUGURAL ADDRESS, 1801) Writing the First Draft There are two principal...
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The Skeptical Visionary: A Seymour Sarason Education Reader

Seymour Bernard Sarason - Education - 2003 - 296 pages
...In his first inaugural address, Jefferson said, "If there be any among us who would wish to destroy this union or to change its republican form, let them...monuments of the safety with which error of opinion can be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it." And it was Jefferson who near the end of...
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The Public Intellectual: Between Philosophy and Politics

Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, M. Richard Zinman, Michigan State University. Symposium on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy - Social Science - 2003 - 265 pages
...opinions that were "false, scandalous, and malicious," ought to be allowed, as Jefferson put it, to "stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.'01 The Federalists were incredulous. "How . . . could the rights of the people require...
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Jefferson's Call for Nationhood: The First Inaugural Address

Stephen Howard Browne - Political Science - 2003 - 176 pages
...willingly acceded to the Jeffersonian persuasion, or one relinquished title to republican citizenship. "If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union or to change its republican form," Jefferson declares, "let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas

Richard B. Bernstein - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 251 pages
...different names brethren of the same principle. We are all republicans, we are all federalists. If there by any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union...some honest men fear that a republican government can not be strong, that this government is not strong enough; but would the honest patriot, in the...
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Freedom of Speech: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

Keith Werhan - Law - 2004 - 176 pages
...(1989): 1-23, pp. 1-2. The Problem of Subversive Advocacy and the Central Meaning of Freedom of Speech If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. Thomas Jefferson' It is doubly appropriate to begin this consideration of free speech...
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Religion on Trial: How Supreme Court Trends Threaten the Freedom of ...

Phillip E. Hammond, David W. Machacek, Eric Michael Mazur - Law - 2004 - 179 pages
...Virginia bill establishing religious freedom, reiterated the point in his first inaugural address: If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. (Quoted in Rogge 1960: 25) In no uncertain terms, these Founders were saying that dissent...
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The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

Julian E. Zelizer - Political Science - 2004 - 784 pages
...the men convicted under that law. In his first inaugural address, Jefferson eloquently argued: "If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this...opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it." This defense of public debate also implicitly legitimized political parties, which depended...
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