Quote from Thomas Jefferson
"[I]f we can but prevent the government
from wasting the labours of the people,
under the pretence of taking care of them,
they must become happy."
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Cooper, November 29, 1802
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