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Quote from Thomas Jefferson,


"The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object."


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Thomas Jefferson (more quotes by Thomas Jefferson or books by/about Thomas Jefferson)


(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President

Source:

First Inaugural Address, 4 March 1801

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Government, President

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