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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."


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


Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Cooper, November 29, 1802
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America, Happiness, Independence, President, Responsibility, Self-Reliance, Welfare


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