Thomas Jefferson Quote

The fantastical idea of virtue and the public good being a sufficient security to the state against the commission of crimes, which you say you have heard insisted on by some, I assure you was never mine.


The papers of Thomas Jefferson (ed. 1950)

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The fantastical idea of virtue and the public good being a sufficient security to the state against the commission of crimes, which you say you have...

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The fantastical idea of virtue and the public good being a sufficient security to the state against the commission of crimes, which you say you have...

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The fantastical idea of virtue and the public good being a sufficient security to the state against the commission of crimes, which you say you have...

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The fantastical idea of virtue and the public good being a sufficient security to the state against the commission of crimes, which you say you have...