Founder’s Quote

Saint of the Day for July 9: St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions (d. 1648 – 1930)
July 9, 2019
The Rise of the “Amazonian” Elites, by Joshua Hren
July 9, 2019

*Image: “The Committee of Five” [detail] from The Declaration of Independence by John Turnbull, 1818 [U.S. Capitol Rotunda, Washington, DC]. Presenting the Declaration [to John Hancock, not shown here] are John Adams on the left, Thomas Jefferson in the center, and Benjamin Franklin on the right, with Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston behind.

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors.” —Thomas Jefferson (1775)