Thomas Jefferson Quote

What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all cares and power into one body, no matter whether of the autocrats of Russia or France, or of the aristocrats of a Venetian senate.


The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence, contin (ed. 1855)

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What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all...

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What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all...

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What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all...

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What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every government which has ever existed under the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all...