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Thomas Jefferson

April 13, 2043 - July 04, 1826
Showing Thomas Jefferson Quotes 71 - 80 of 80
"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time."source: Summary View of the Rights of British America 1775source of freedom, gifts from God
"If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy."source: TITLE: To Thomas Cooper. EDITION: Washington ed. iv, 453. EDITION: Ford ed., viii, 178. PLACE: Washington DATE: 1802 Redistribution of Wealth
"That to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical;"source: The Virginia Act for Establishing Religious Freedom, 1779; Full document can be found at: http://religiousfreedom.lib.virginia.edu/sacred/vaact_draft_1779.htmlReligious Freedom, Religion, Freedom of Conscience, forced charity

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