Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue…




Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue…

Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue… --Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1787
Context: Notes on the State of Virginia
Tags: ambition, dependence, subservience, suffocates, venality, virtue



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