The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.
More Quotes from Thomas Jefferson:What signify a few lives lost in a century or two The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
A little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
We discover (in the gospels) a groundwork of vulgar ignorance, of things impossible, of superstition, fanaticism and fabrication
My views and feelings (are) in favor of the abolition of war and I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, tolessen the disposition to war but of its abolition I despair.
The majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and by acting on the law of the strongest breaks up the foundations of society.
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