Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Jeffersonian Thoughts

HOW DID JEFFERSON KNOW ? 





"It has been said the greatest volume of sheer brainpower in one place occurred when Jefferson dined alone..." John Kennedy  





When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.  


Thomas Jefferson  





The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.  


Thomas Jefferson  





It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes.  


A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.  


Thomas Jefferson  





I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.  


Thomas Jefferson  





My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.  


Thomas Jefferson  





No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.  


Thomas Jefferson  





The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.  


Thomas Jefferson  





The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.  


Thomas Jefferson  





To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.  

Thomas Jefferson

How does this relate to Health Reform......well, everything. Are you willing to give up freedom in exchange for security?
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