"Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them."
"I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it."
"Our will makes constantly a sort of agreement with the world, whereby, if the world will continually show some respect to the will, the will shall consent to be strenuous in its industry."
"If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our lives, then we can do anything we ought to do, go anywhere we ought to go, and be anything we ought to be."
"Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights."
"For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery."
"He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason."
"Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed."
"Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion."
"Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed."