I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Already they have raised up a monied aristocracy that has set the government at distance. The issuing power (of money) should be taken away from the banks and restored to the people to whom It properly belongs. – Thomas Jefferson.
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. – Thomas Jefferson.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. – Thomas Jefferson.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. – Thomas Jefferson
Never spend your money before you have earned It. – Thomas Jefferson
When people fear the government there Is tyranny, when the government fears the people there Is liberty. – Thomas Jefferson
If a law Is unjust, a man Is not only right to disobey It, he Is obligated to do so. – Thomas Jefferson