America goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom of independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own. She will commend the general cause by the countenance of her voice and the benignant sympathy of her example. She well knows that by once enlisting under other banners than her own, were they even the banners of foreign independence, she would involve herself beyond the power of extrication, in all the wars of interest and intrigue, of individual avarice, envy and ambition, which assume the colours and usurp the standard of freedom.
John Quincy Adams, 1767 - 1848 (Born the same year as Mary Cole, Countess of Berkeley - whose sisters both emigrated to America - and almost an exact contemporary of this President.)
Causes Rosy Cole Supports
World Vision, International Prison Outreach, Salvation Army, Emmaus Project, Poor Clares, DogsTrust, BUAV (against animal testing) WWT (Wildfowl &...