The multiplication of public offices…are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.




The multiplication of public offices…are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.

The multiplication of public offices…are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife. --Thomas Jefferson

The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1821
Context: letter to Spencer Roane
Tags: employment, entailment, growth, income, increase of expense, pruning knife, public debt, public offices



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