Thomas Hutchinson (governor) Quote

Americans were convinced in their own minds that they were very miserable, and those who think so are so. There is nothing so easy as to persuade people that they are badly governed. Take happy and comfortable people and talk to them with the art of the evil one, and they can soon be made discontented with their government, their rulers, with everything around them, and even with themselves.


The Diary and Letters of His Excellency Thomas Hutchinson, Esq.... (ed. Ams PressInc, 1884)

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Americans were convinced in their own minds that they were very miserable, and those who think so are so. There is nothing so easy as to persuade...

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Americans were convinced in their own minds that they were very miserable, and those who think so are so. There is nothing so easy as to persuade...

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Americans were convinced in their own minds that they were very miserable, and those who think so are so. There is nothing so easy as to persuade...

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Americans were convinced in their own minds that they were very miserable, and those who think so are so. There is nothing so easy as to persuade...