"History, in general, only informs us what bad government is."
by:
Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
Source:
Thomas Jefferson to John Norvell, June 11, 1807,
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/mtj:@field(DOCID+@lit(tj100173))
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Boy, aren't we really making history now.
 -- cal, Lewisville, tx     
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    (-; cal, I like it ;-) This brings to mind, he who forgets history is doomed to relive it.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- Mary - MI      
    @Mike, Some of us are reliving it even though we know the history ! We just don't have to ask 'why?' ;-)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- jim k, austin tx      
     
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