Thomas Jefferson Quote

During the late war I had an infallible rule for deciding what Great Britain would do on every occasion. It was, to consider what they ought to do, and to take the reverse of that as what they would assuredly do, and I can say with truth that I was never deceived.


The Papers of Thomas Jefferson (ed. 1950)

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During the late war I had an infallible rule for deciding what Great Britain would do on every occasion. It was, to consider what they ought to do,...

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During the late war I had an infallible rule for deciding what Great Britain would do on every occasion. It was, to consider what they ought to do,...

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During the late war I had an infallible rule for deciding what Great Britain would do on every occasion. It was, to consider what they ought to do,...

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During the late war I had an infallible rule for deciding what Great Britain would do on every occasion. It was, to consider what they ought to do,...