Thomas Jefferson Quote

How soon the labor of men would make a paradise of the earth were it not for misgovernment and a diversion of his energies to selfish interests.


The Jefferson Papers [1770-1826 (ed. 1900)

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How soon the labor of men would make a paradise of the earth were it not for misgovernment and a diversion of his energies to selfish interests.

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How soon the labor of men would make a paradise of the earth were it not for misgovernment and a diversion of his energies to selfish interests.

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How soon the labor of men would make a paradise of the earth were it not for misgovernment and a diversion of his energies to selfish interests.

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How soon the labor of men would make a paradise of the earth were it not for misgovernment and a diversion of his energies to selfish interests.