We are firmly convinced, and we act on that conviction, that with nations as with individuals…




We are firmly convinced, and we act on that conviction, that with nations as with individuals…

We are firmly convinced, and we act on that conviction, that with nations as with individuals… --Thomas Jefferson

We are firmly convinced, and we act on that conviction, that with nations as with individuals our interests soundly calculated will ever be found inseparable from our moral duties, and history bears witness to the fact that a just nation is trusted on its word when recourse is had to armaments and wars to bridle others.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1805
Context: Second Inaugural Address
Tags: armaments and wars, conviction, firmly convinced, history bears witness, individuals, inseparable from our moral duties, just nation, nations, soundly calculated, trusted



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