Thomas Jefferson Quote

Having always observed that public works are much less advantageously managed than the same are by private hands, I have thought it better for the public to go to market for whatever it wants which is to be found there; for there competition brings it down to the minimum value.


The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence (ed. 1854)

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Having always observed that public works are much less advantageously managed than the same are by private hands, I have thought it better for the...

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Having always observed that public works are much less advantageously managed than the same are by private hands, I have thought it better for the...

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Having always observed that public works are much less advantageously managed than the same are by private hands, I have thought it better for the...

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Having always observed that public works are much less advantageously managed than the same are by private hands, I have thought it better for the...