When all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things…




When all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things…

When all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things… --Thomas Jefferson

When all government, domestic and foreign, in little as in great things, shall be drawn to Washington as the center of all power, it will render powerless the checks provided of one government on another, and will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1821
Context: The writings of Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Washington, domestic, foreign, government, oppressive, power, venal



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