You never want to give up your liberty, even if you are told it is for security. The Patriot Act is a perfect example of giving up liberty for security. It says let us tap your phones so we can keep safe.
The riches of a country are to be valued by the quantity of labor its inhabitants are able to purchase, and not by the quantity of silver and gold they possess; which will purchase more or less labor, and therefore is more or less valuable, as is said before, according to its scarcity or plenty.
He is ill clothed that is bare of virtue.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice. Benjamin Fran
Where there is hunger, law is not regarded;and where law is not regarded, there will be hunger.