Let each citizen remember

Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.
Boston Gazette
April 16, 1781

Samuel Adams
September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803