• “It is the duty of every good citizen to use all the opportunities which occur to him, for preserving documents relating to the history of our country.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1823)
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  • “It is the manners and spirit of a people, which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1787)
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  • “This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good disposition.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1785)
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  • “It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred they bore to his political opinions.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1808)
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  • “The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1775)
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  • “In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1798)
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  • “If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send … lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, & talk by the hour? That … lawyers should do business together ought not to be expected.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1821)
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  • “It is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our Government. … Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1801)
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  • “The republican [form of Government, not party] is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1790)
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  • “It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1781)
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