Thomas Jefferson, his wisdom
I picked this up in an email. I found it extremely enlightening as to the thoughts of our founding fathers.
Especially read the last quote from 1802.
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe,
we shall become as corrupt as Europe .
The democracy will cease to exist When you take away from those
who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
I predict the future happiness of Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms
is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he
disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Thomas Jefferson said in ‘I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to
our liberties than standing armies.
If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their
currency, first by inflation,then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will
grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children
wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers
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