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Quote from Thomas Jefferson,

"What a stupendous, what an incomprehensible machine is man! Who can endure toil, famine, stripes, imprisonment & death itself in vindication of his own liberty, and the next moment ... inflict on his fellow men a bondage, one hour of which is fraught with more misery than ages of that which he rose in rebellion to oppose."


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


letter to Jean Nicholas Demeunier, January 24, 1786


Corruption, Freedom, Hypocrisy, Liberty, Morals, Oppression, Slavery, Tyranny, Virtue, President, Death


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