• “The most sacred of the duties of a government [is] to do equal and impartial justice to all citizens.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1816)
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  • “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1802)
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  • “Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1781)
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  • “The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1808)
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  • “I suppose, indeed, that in public life, a man whose political principles have any decided character and who has energy enough to give them effect must always expect to encounter political hostility from those of adverse principles.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1808)
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  • “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1809)
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  • “I will not believe our labors are lost. I shall not die without a hope that light and liberty are on a steady advance.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1821)
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  • “The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1816)
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  • “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1802)
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  • “Men of energy of character must have enemies; because there are two sides to every question, and taking one with decision, and acting on it with effect, those who take the other will of course be hostile in proportion as they feel that effect.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1817)
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