United States’ Founding Fathers on God and Religion

Source: Original Intent by David Barton

"Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." -- John Adams

"The great pillars of all government and of social life ... [are] virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone, that renders us invincible." -- Patrick Henry

"We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings that except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain who build it. I firmly believe this: and I also believe that without His concurring aid. we shall succeed in this political building no better than the builders of Babel." -- Benjamin Franklin

The Bible is the chief moral cause of all that is good and the best corrector of all that is evil in human society, the best book for regulating the temporal [secular] concerns of men." -- Noah Webster

"Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society." -- George Washington

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