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Quote from Thomas Jefferson,

"Dependence begets subservience and venality,
suffocates the germ of virtue, and
prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition."


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


Notes on the State of Virginia, Query XIX, 1787


Dependence, Despotism, Subservience, Tyranny, Virtue


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