Thomas Jefferson Quote

It is comfortable to see the standard of reason at length erected, after so many ages, during which the human mind has been held in vassalage by kings, priests, and nobles; and it is honorable for us to have produced the first legislature who had the courage to declare that the reason of man may be trusted with the formation of his own opinions.


Memoir, correspondence, and miscellanies from the papers of T. Jefferson (ed. 1829)

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It is comfortable to see the standard of reason at length erected, after so many ages, during which the human mind has been held in vassalage by...

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It is comfortable to see the standard of reason at length erected, after so many ages, during which the human mind has been held in vassalage by...

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It is comfortable to see the standard of reason at length erected, after so many ages, during which the human mind has been held in vassalage by...

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It is comfortable to see the standard of reason at length erected, after so many ages, during which the human mind has been held in vassalage by...