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Thomas Jefferson Quotes

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«The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.» — Thomas Jefferson
«When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty.» — Thomas Jefferson
«...We are all Federalists,and we are all Republicans.» — Thomas Jefferson
«If people let the government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as a sorry state as the souls who live under tyranny.» — Thomas Jefferson
«The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.» — Thomas Jefferson
«The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.» — Thomas Jefferson
«The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.» — Thomas Jefferson
«Though an old man I am but a young gardener.» — Thomas Jefferson
«And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.» — Thomas Jefferson
«I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led.» — Thomas Jefferson
«not to find out new principles, or new arguments, never before thought of . . . but to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so plain and firm as to command their assent, and to justify ourselves in the independent stand we are compelled to take.» — Thomas Jefferson
«Every Generation Needs a New Revolution» — Thomas Jefferson
«I am for freedom of religion, and against all maneuvers to bring about a legal ascendency of one sect over another.» — Thomas Jefferson
«Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations...entangling alliances with none» — Thomas Jefferson
«Too old to plant trees for my own gratification, I shall do it for my posterity.» — Thomas Jefferson
«I am satisfied, and sufficiently occupied with the things which are, without tormenting or troubling myself about those which may indeed be, but of which I have no evidence.» — Thomas Jefferson
«Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace» — Thomas Jefferson
«I cannot live without books.» — Thomas Jefferson
«Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.» — Thomas Jefferson
«I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.» — Thomas Jefferson
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