It Is Error Alone Which Needs The Support Of Government.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can
stand by itself.
-- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), Notes on Virginia
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
-- Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia...
Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.
-- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) -- Notes on Virginia, Query xviii, Manne...
Is it the Fourth?" ~~ Thomas Jefferson, US President, d. July 4, 1826
This is the fourth? -- Thomas Jefferson, 4 July 1826, Last Word
This is the Fourth? -- Thomas Jefferson, last words (July 4, 1826)
What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?
If men were angels, no government would be necessary. -- Thomas Jefferso...
I consider trial by jury as the only anchor yet devised by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.
-- Thomas Jefferso...
Delay is preferable to error. -- Thomas Jefferso