The United States Constitution has been in existence longer than any written constitution in history. It has been a blessing, not only to our land, but to the world as well. Many nations have wisely adopted concepts and provisions of our Constitution, just as was prophesied (D&C 101:77).

( Source: Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson 624; from an address given at the Bicentennial Ball, Salt Lake City, UT, 18 Sep 1987 )