Thomas Jefferson Quote

The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.


Query XVII. - Notes on the State of Virginia

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The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are...

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The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are...

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The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are...

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The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are...