Thomas Jefferson Quote

Time indeed changes manners and notions, and so far we must expect institutions to bend to them. But time produces also corruption of principles, and against this it is the duty of good citizens to be ever on the watch, and if the gangrene is to prevail at last, let the day be kept off as long as possible.


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

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Time indeed changes manners and notions, and so far we must expect institutions to bend to them. But time produces also corruption of principles, and ...

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Time indeed changes manners and notions, and so far we must expect institutions to bend to them. But time produces also corruption of principles, and ...

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Time indeed changes manners and notions, and so far we must expect institutions to bend to them. But time produces also corruption of principles, and ...

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Time indeed changes manners and notions, and so far we must expect institutions to bend to them. But time produces also corruption of principles, and ...