Thomas Jefferson Quote

Every man, and every body of men on earth, possesses the right of self-government. They receive it with their being from the hand of nature. Individuals exercise it by their single will; collections of men by that of their majority; for the law of the majority is the natural law of every society of men.


The Writings of Thomas Jefferson (ed. 1854)

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Every man, and every body of men on earth, possesses the right of self-government. They receive it with their being from the hand of nature....

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Every man, and every body of men on earth, possesses the right of self-government. They receive it with their being from the hand of nature....

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Every man, and every body of men on earth, possesses the right of self-government. They receive it with their being from the hand of nature....

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Every man, and every body of men on earth, possesses the right of self-government. They receive it with their being from the hand of nature....