Joel Barlow - Quotes

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A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression. ---->>>

It is because the people are citizens that they are with safety armed. ---->>>

There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage. ---->>>

How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind? ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: March 24, 1754
Birthplace: Redding, Connecticut Colony
Die: December 24, 1812
Occupation: Poet

Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 – December 26, 1812) was an American poet, diplomat, and politician. In politics, he supported the French Revolution and was an ardent Jeffersonian. In his own time, Barlow was known especially for the epic Vision of Columbus, though modern readers may be more familiar with The Hasty-Pudding (1793) (wikipedia)