Thomas Jefferson Quote

Perhaps it will be found that to obtain a just republic (and it is to secure our just rights that we resort to government at all) it must be so extensive as that local egoisms may never reach its greater part; that on every particular question, a majority may be found in its councils free from particular interests, and giving, therefore, an uniform prevalence to the principles of justice.


Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late President of the United States (ed. 1829)

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Perhaps it will be found that to obtain a just republic (and it is to secure our just rights that we resort to government at all) it must be so...

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Perhaps it will be found that to obtain a just republic (and it is to secure our just rights that we resort to government at all) it must be so...

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Perhaps it will be found that to obtain a just republic (and it is to secure our just rights that we resort to government at all) it must be so...

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Perhaps it will be found that to obtain a just republic (and it is to secure our just rights that we resort to government at all) it must be so...