Todays Quotes Thomas Jefferson…If he could see us now…….

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

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2 thoughts on “Todays Quotes Thomas Jefferson…If he could see us now…….

  1. >>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.<<

    Yet, ironically, Jefferson himself was constantly in debt and died virtually bankrupt.

    Terri

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

    My favourite…Canada has deteriorated for doing exactly this…

    Candace, how the heck are ya’?? 😉

    It’s been awhile! Hope all is well with you.

    Cheers,
    your writing friend,
    Aurora

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