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Richard Mentor Johnson
October 17, 1780 - November 19, 1850
Nationality: American
Category: Politician
Subcategory: American Politician

What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small.


Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness.

    Topics: Christianity

Our Constitution recognises no other power than that of persuasion, for enforcing religious observances.


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