I am not among those who fear the people. They, and not the rich, are our dependence for continued freedom.




I am not among those who fear the people. They, and not the rich, are our dependence for continued freedom.

I am not among those who fear the people. They, and not the rich, are our dependence for continued freedom. --Thomas Jefferson

I am not among those who fear the people. They, and not the rich, are our dependence for continued freedom. And to preserve their independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1816
Context: Letter of July 12 1816
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