It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor.




It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor.

It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. --Thomas Jefferson

It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1781
Context: Notes on Virginia Query 19
Tags: Constitution, canker, degeneracy, laws, manners, people, republic, spirit, vigor



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