I love where I live.
“The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government—But, the Constitution which at any time exists, ’till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory upon all. The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish Government presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established Government.” — George Washington, Farewell Address
“They entered into a compact (which is called the Constitution of the US. of America) by which they agreed to unite in a single government as to their relations with each other, and with foreign nations, and as to certain other articles particularly specified. they retained at the same time, each to itself, the other rights of independent government comprehending mainly their domestic interests…securing to it’s members the enjoyment of life, liberty, property and peace” — Thomas Jefferson, Solemn declaration and protect of the Commonwealth of VA