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Thomas Jefferson Quotes

by bill - 2021-02-06 00:51:13 ( in culture, quotes, politics) [php version]

[Updated: 2022-10-02 03:08:50]
  • "When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
  • "There is no justification for taking away individuals' freedom in the guise of public safety."
  • "When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil."
  • "Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of the day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period, and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers (administrators) too plainly proves a deliberate, systematic plan of reducing us to slavery." -- Thomas Jefferson

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