Sleep not.

Rust never sleeps.

Democratic conditions can go either way – forward or back.

The price of democratic freedom is eternal vigilance.

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”
–Thomas Paine: The American Crisis, No. 4, 1777.

More quotes etc: Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty pushinback blog, 3 Sept 2012,