Thomas Jefferson Quote

That this privilege of giving or of withholding our monies is an important barrier against the undue exertion of prerogative, which if left altogether without control may be exercised to our great oppression; and all history shews how efficacious is its intercession for redress of grievances and re-establishment of rights, and how improvident would be the surrender of so powerful a mediator


Jefferson: Writings (ed. Library of America, 1984) - ISBN: 9781598533484

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That this privilege of giving or of withholding our monies is an important barrier against the undue exertion of prerogative, which if left...

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That this privilege of giving or of withholding our monies is an important barrier against the undue exertion of prerogative, which if left...

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That this privilege of giving or of withholding our monies is an important barrier against the undue exertion of prerogative, which if left...

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That this privilege of giving or of withholding our monies is an important barrier against the undue exertion of prerogative, which if left...