When Even One American… is Forced by Fear to Shut His Mind and Close His Mouth, Then All Americans Are in Peril–Fort Worth, Texas Civil Litigation Lawyers




“Let us consider, brethren, we are struggling for our best birthrights and inheritance, which being infringed, renders all our blessings precarious in their enjoyments, and, consequently triffling in their value. Let us disappoint the Men who are raising themselves on the ruin of this Country. Let us convince every invader of our freedom, that we will be as free as the constitution our fathers recognized, will justify.” A State of the Rights of the Colonists 1772

-Samuel Adams


“When even one American — who has done nothing wrong — is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in peril.”

-Harry S. Truman


“An ELECTIVE DESPOTISM was not the government we fought for; but one which should not only be founded on free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among several bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend their legal limits, without being effectually checked and restrained by the others.” Federalist No. 48, February 1, 1788

-James Madison


“The great and chief end therefore, of [Men] uniting into Commonwealths, and putting themselves under Government, is the Preservation of their Property.” Second Treatise of Government 1690

-John Locke


“An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” McCullough v. Maryland, March 6, 1819

-John Marshall


“A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.”

-Theodore Roosevelt


“I do not want to see any of the people cringing supplicants for the favor of the Government, when they should all be independent masters of their own destiny”

-Calvin Coolidge


“There is not a liberal America and a conservative America – there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America – there’s the United States of America.”

-Barack H. Obama


“What country can preserve its liberties, if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.” Letter to William Stephens Smith November 13, 1787

-Thomas Jefferson


“To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.” Speech at the Virginia Ratifying Convention, June 20, 1788

-James Madison


“They’ll grind us up in a big machine. They’ll feed us all on the same beliefs, the holy dollar and a credit card. But we have a way of doing things, and no banker is going to steal from me. They want to tear it all apart…There’s a bible on the table, because he bled for what we have, and…I was raised in this land…I guess that’s something you don’t understand.”

-Cody Cannon


“There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.”

-Margaret Thatcher


“…The man who, in the concrete pressure of a struggle for national independence by a single people, had the coolness, forecast, and capacity to introduce into a merely revolutionary document, an abstract truth, applicable to all men and all times, and so to embalm it there, that to-day, and in all coming days, it shall be a rebuke and a stumbling-block to the very harbingers of reappearing tyranny and oppression.” Letter to Henry L. Pierce & others, April 6, 1859

-Abraham Lincoln


“This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country.”

-Allen West


“I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.” Speech During Virginia’s Convention to Ratify the Constitution

-George Mason

“One has not only a legal, but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” Letter from the Birmingham Jail

-Martin Luther King


Williams, McClure & Parmelee is dedicated to high quality legal representation of businesses and insurance companies in a variety of matters. We are experienced Texas civil litigation attorneys based in Fort Worth who know Texas courts and Texas law. For more information, please contact the law firm at 817-335-8800. The firm’s new office location is 5601 Bridge Street, Suite 300, Fort Worth, Texas 76112.

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