Thomas Jefferson Quote

In every free and deliberating society, there must, from the nature of man, be opposite parties, and violent dissensions and discords; and one of these, for the most part, must prevail over the other for a longer or shorter time.


Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J. Randolph (ed. 1829)

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In every free and deliberating society, there must, from the nature of man, be opposite parties, and violent dissensions and discords; and one of...

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In every free and deliberating society, there must, from the nature of man, be opposite parties, and violent dissensions and discords; and one of...

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In every free and deliberating society, there must, from the nature of man, be opposite parties, and violent dissensions and discords; and one of...

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In every free and deliberating society, there must, from the nature of man, be opposite parties, and violent dissensions and discords; and one of...