The disease of liberty is catching…




The disease of liberty is catching…

The disease of liberty is catching… --Thomas Jefferson

The disease of liberty is catching; those armies will take it in the south, carry it thence to their own country, spread there the infection of revolution and representative government, and raise its people from the prone condition of brutes to the erect altitude of man.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1820
Context: Letter to the Marquis de Lafayette
Tags: Country, armies, brutes, disease of liberty, infection, man, people, representative government, revolution, south



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