The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.




The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive. --Thomas Jefferson

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive. It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all. I like a little rebellion now and then. It is like a storm in the atmosphere.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1787
Context: Letter to Abigail Adams
Tags: atmosphere, exercised, government, occasions, rebellion, resistance, spirit, storm



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