Thomas Jefferson Quote

The people of every country are the only safe guardians of their own rights, and are the only instruments which can be used for their destruction. And certainly they would never consent to be so used were they not deceived. To avoid this they should be instructed to a certain degree.


The writings of Thomas Jefferson (ed. 1853)

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The people of every country are the only safe guardians of their own rights, and are the only instruments which can be used for their destruction....

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The people of every country are the only safe guardians of their own rights, and are the only instruments which can be used for their destruction....

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The people of every country are the only safe guardians of their own rights, and are the only instruments which can be used for their destruction....

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The people of every country are the only safe guardians of their own rights, and are the only instruments which can be used for their destruction....