Famous Quote from Thomas Jefferson 

"In questions of power, then, let no more be said of confidence in man,
but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."

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Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798, adopted on November 10, 1798, as a protest against the Alien and Sedition Acts passed by Congress. Authored by Thomas Jefferson, but he did not make public the fact until years later. https://jeffersonpapers.princeton.edu/selected-documents/resolutions-adopted-kentucky-general-assembly
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