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Marquis de Lafayette
September 6, 1757 - May 20, 1834
Nationality: French
Category: Revolutionary
Subcategory: French Revolutionary

True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate.


Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.


When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.


If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy.


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